To prepare crostini set your often to broil, and slice a baguette into 3/8 slices and brush olive oil over bread. Toast until lightly golden brown, flip over and brush other side and place crostini back into the oven and brown again.
Remove from oven and allow to cool. In a heavy-bottomed pot heat together wine, sugar, water, lemon zest, lemon juice, cinnamon sticks and whole black peppercorns on high heat. Bring mixture to a boil, and then after the mixture boils reduced temperature to low and allow the mixture to simmer on low for about 25 minutes.
After 25 minutes remove from heat. Remove black pepper corns and cinnamon sticks from the fig sauce. To assemble appetizers sprinkle goat cheese over the crostini and place into a 350 degrees oven until the goat cheese just beings to melt. Before serving spoon a teaspoon or two of the figs and wine over the melted goat cheese.