For the punch St. Petersburg in a saucepan bring the water to a boil and remove from heat. Add the tea bags and steep for about 8 minutes, until the tea has a strong color.
Return the pot to the stove and stir in the orange juice, sugar, spices, red wine, vodka, and vanilla bean pulp until the punch is hot. CAUTION: the punch should not boil or the alcohol will evaporate!
Serve the punch St. Petersburg immediately hot.