From a Can. Ruby in color with purple swirls. The nose has black cherries and some raspberries. On the palate, slight tannins. Black cherries. This drinks easy but tasty. Not a lot of depth but this is a very good California red wine. At $6, this will be great for parties.
This is a canned wine. Pretty color, sort of an electric salmon orange. Clear and bright. The nose has strawberries, kiwi and slight watermelons. On the palate, this is tart with rhubarb and cranberries. Refreshing. Easy drinking. For around $7 a can, this is a nice, fun wine.
This is from a Can. Unfortunately, while other wines from this producer can be recommended, this was was not. Of course, wine is subjective, so your mileage may vary. Light yellow gold in color. The nose has an asparagus note to it. With air, it gains a slight lemony quality. On the palate, it is dry and innocuous. There is a bit of acidity. This actually improved with air, but given that it is in a can, it is unclear how many drinkers would decant it or even pour it into a glass. It retails for $6 for a 375ml can.
This is a can of sparkling wine (12 oz). It is rose. It is lightly carbonated and the bubbles dissipate in the glass leaving a pretty orange/ruby wine. Clear and bright. The nose is nice with strawberries, slight raspberries and some rhubarb. On the palate, this is lightly sweet. Refreshing. Decent acidity. It is probably best on its own or at a party (rather than a formal dinner). It retails for $6 a can which is about the same as $12 per bottles. That is a fair price. Once one gets past the gimmick, this is a wine that many people will like. Certainly fun.
Nice mousse with lots of tiny bubbles. Gold green in color. The nose has a nice toast to it. Slight smoke and red apples. On the palate, this has a nice tart acidity. Some depth. Long finish. This is very food friendly and in fact, while drinks well on its own, is probably better suited to apps or a nice meal. This retails for $45 which is fair.
This is a wine bar that makes wine from juice brought in from around the world in Cleveland, Ohio. This particular wine is their answer to the popular Christmas Ale beers. While it may appeal to those beer lovers, it can not be recommended as a serious wine. Fun, sure. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon juice. Its all about cinnamon, cloves and oranges. Some heat. One sip is plenty. Kudos to them for trying, but let someone buy you a glass and then split it among a few people. Retails for $30.
This is from a wine bar in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. They buy juice from around the country and make a wide variety of fun and sometimes very good wines. This is a sweet Riesling from Finger Lakes, NY grapes. Light green/gold in color. On the nose this is ok. Some citrus and slight minerals. On the palate, this is quite viscous. It is very sweet, cloying and lacking much acid. This will appeal to the Blue Nun lover. If that is what people like to drink, that is fine, but know that this is the type of wine that some will like and some will dislike.
This winery buys juice around the country and then makes the wine in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. This version was 2017 juice but the wines are not labelled with a vintage. There is a wide range of quality and styles in these wines and some of them a very nice. All of them are fun. This one is made from California Sauvignon Blanc juice and is a tribute to the Playhouse Square are in downtown Cleveland. Light golden in color. It has nice grapefruit on the nose. On the palate, there is good acidity with some grapefruit notes. A bit short on the finish. Will work with a wide variety of li
Its always nice to find actual Champagne that retails for $30 (or less). This is one and is a very nice value. Light golden in color. A good amount of very small bubbles. The nose has minerals with slight ginger notes. Good acidity. Nice balance and finish. This is very food friendly and will match a wide variety of foods. It is dry and will also work for celebrations (but don't limit it to that).
Pale salmon/orange in color. There is a nice mousse with lots of medium and small bubbles. On the nose there are strawberries, cherries and oranges. Not too pronounced but persistent. On the palate, the cherries carry thru along with some orange peel (bitter in a good way). There is a lot of acidity on this wine. That is a great thing for working with food and waking up the palate. Of course, palate's vary as well. An very long finish that really lasts. This is not a big wine. There is persistent fruit but it won't overwhelm food and in fact, it works great with a wide variety of