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Wine in Cans

May 29, 2018

They're putting wine in cans, and it's going to change where you drink...and it's a lot better than you might think. Click the links to purchase Al and Hugh's recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

Underwood Wines from Oregon, line priced at $7.99/.375 litre cans

Pinot Noir **

Pinot Gris *1/2

Rosé *1/2, "Bubbles" sparkling wine **

General notes:  Surprisingly good, true varietal character, very fresh, will not disappoint.

Old Westminster from Maryland, line priced at $9.99/.375 litre cans

"Vine & Vigor" Dry White **

Bloom" Semi-sweet white **

"Raw Rosé" Red blend *1/2

General notes:  Well made blends, meant to be chilled, very clean flavors, the height of informality.

Sofia Sparkling Wine, California, line-priced at $14 for a 4-pack of .187 litre cans

Brut Rosé **

Blanc de Blancs **

General notes:  Impressive Prosecco-like bubblies, take a celebration with you wherever you go.