• Alice Hama

Sommelier's Top 6 Non-Alc Wines

Updated: Apr 15

I am a Sommelier as well as a mother to 1 year old son. I started tasting different non-alcoholic wines during my pregnancy and would like to share my top 6 picks.



I will be honest, it was challenging to encounter with still white/red non-alc wines that I like. Those "baked" flavor nuances coming from "dealcoholization process" really bothered me. On the other hand, I found it very surprising that some non-alc sparkling wines can taste very close to real ones, as the bubbles mask the unwanted flavor and balance the bright acidity, preserving the original wines' fruity characters.



#1 Señorío de la Tautila Espumoso

Country: Spain

Grape Variety: Airén

Method: Dealcoholization

Price: I got it for $24.99 on Amazon.

Crisp, fruity, and refreshing.

Very small and elegant bubbles, reminiscent of real high quality sparkling wines!



#2 St. Regis Vin Mousseux

Country: France

Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Method: Dealcoholization

Price: I got it for $15.99 on Amazon.

Soft, elegant, and a hint of sweetness.

Well balanced sparkling, reminding me of a nice Crémant d'Alsace.

#3 Bonafide 0.0 Sparkling Bianco

Country: Italy

Grape Variety: Passerina

Method: Dealcoholization

Price: I got it for $24 on Amazon.

Crisp, refreshing, and bright acidity.

Perfect summer bubbles with a touch of citrus notes.

#4 Señorío de la Tautila Espumoso Rosado

Country: Spain

Grape Variety: Tempranillo

Method: Dealcoholization

Price: $24.99 (Amazon)

Aromatic, fruity, and luscious.

Aroma and flavor of wild strawberries and currants. Well balanced acidity and perfect baby shower party beverage!

#5 Élivo Zero Zero Deluxe Sparkling

Country: Spain

Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Method: Dealcoholization

Price: $24.99 (Amazon)

Fruity, round, and semi-dry.

Flavor of ripe golden apples with a nutty nuances.

#6 Chateau de Fleur Sparkling Non-Alcoholic Wine

Country: USA California

Grape Variety: Colombard

Method: Free-run juice blend

Price: $17.23 (Amazon)

Refreshing, juicy, and sweet.

Ripe Muscat flavor and fresh green apples with a touch of honey. Great cocktail alternative.

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