The latest brand to enter the world of canned wines is doing so with four new offerings that are sure to become wine lover favorites. Earlier this spring, Michigan-based Round Barn Winery introduced its canned Red Sangria and Crantini canned wines made with grapes from the winery's vineyards and natural fruit concentrates. This launch was followed by the release of their Peach Bellini and Cherry Spritzer.
Tapping into a market where sales have surged from less than $2 million in 2012 to more than $28 million today, Round Barn Winery’s canned wines are sold at more than 150 Meijer stores as well as other regional groceries in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.
If you are in one of the states where the wines are currently sold, allow me to introduce them a little further:
Red Sangria – This sparkling wine beverage is known as “fun and fruity,” and made from a blend of red wine and natural peach, cranberry and lemon concentrates. The ready-to-drink 12 oz. can is 5.9% alcohol by volume. This is easily one of my go-to's for entertaining. In your glass, add a little fruit to give it a true sangria twist.
Crantini – “Light & lively,” this sparkling beverage is a combination of white wine and natural cranberry and lemon concentrates for a bubbly taste of cranberries. The slight tartness is refreshing, especially when paired well. Alcohol is 4.15% per 12 oz.
Peach Bellini – My personal favorite, takes me back to Venice with this “fresh & juicy” sparkling wine also made from white wine grapes from their vineyard that is blended with a natural peach concentrate. I enjoyed this one extra chilled to bring out all of the flavors. The 12 oz. can comes in with a little more alcohol at 5.52%.
Cherry Spritzer – “Sweet & tangy” as you would expect, Balaton cherry wine is blended with white wine and natural cranberry concentrate for a little sparkling kick that is perfect on its own served as a ready-to-drink or as a wine slushy. At 6.89% alcohol per 12 oz, it is
The wines are also available on Round Barn’s website and I recommend buying by the case to make it more cost-efficient. It also makes them perfect for all gatherings as you can get two servings per can.
Definitely canned wines I recommend when you want a little sparkling that is crafted for flavor and convenience.