About Wine Cocktails

Wine cocktails are simply bottled and branded cocktails made with a wine base instead of spirits. Popular examples include: Sangrias, Mimosas, and Wine Spritzers.

Top Picks for Wine Cocktails

Soleil  Mimosa Mango American
92 points
$10.99
Sunset orange color. Aromas of goya mango nectar, bruleed lime, and butter sauteed mango with an oily, vibrant, spritzy, sweet medium body and a sleek, compelling, relaxed sweet mango sorbet, mango coulis, and orange blossom honey finish with no oak flavor. A tropical smoothie of a Mimosa.
92 points $10.99
Easley NV Reggae Margarita
90 points
$6.99
Silvery straw color. Aromas of lime and herb relish, lemongrass, and sour mix with a vibrant, sweet medium body and a captivating, medium-length candied yams and apples and lime sorbet finish. A very convincing and tasty wine based margarita, salud.
90 points $6.99
Tiki Tonga NV Draft House Tropical White Sangria Spain
90 points
Straw color. Fruity, tropical aromas and flavors of peach pie, tinned pineapple, cocktail bitters, banana daiquiri, and fresh key lime with a satiny, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A tropical Sangria with a fun tiki punch vibe.
Barefoot Refresh NV Moscato Spritzer California
90 points
$4.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Fruity aromas and flavors of fresh peach, white cranberry, lime coulis, pear blossom, and tinned pears with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet light body and a sleek, medium-length finish. A juicy, peachy wine cocktail with staying power.
90 points $4.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Refresh NV Summer Red Spritzer California
90 points
$4.99
Best Buy
Bright pink coral color. Aromas of strawberry jolly rancher, raspberry gummies, and pomegranate juice with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light body and a smooth, relaxed crystal Pepsi and key lime gelatin finish. A perfectly light red-fruit packed wine cocktail spritzer that will be an excellent refresher on a hot summer’s day.
90 points $4.99 Best Buy
XOXO  Red Sangria Canada
90 points
$9.75
Best Buy
Bright ruby garnet color. Interesting aromas of hawaiian punch, hi-c drink, blue gummies, apple walnut muffin, and aloe drink with coconut with a vibrant, sweet light-to-medium body and a breezy pomegranate finish. A candied and punchy Sangria.
90 points $9.75 Best Buy
XOXO  White Sangria Pinot Grigio
90 points
$9.75
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of peach juice and blossoms, fruit salad, and coconut and pistachio gelato with a bright, fruity medium body and an appealing, medium-long finish that shows accents of toasted coconut, spiced apples and pears, and lime sherbet. An excellent example.
90 points $9.75 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Sangria California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright ruby color. Smoky, fruity aromas and flavors of grilled berries, pencil eraser, boysenberry jam on toast, and baking spices with a satiny, vibrant, sweet medium body and a seamless, appealing, medium-length finish with moderate oak flavor. A delicious and nuanced sangria with a smoky edge.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Soleil  Mimosa Pineapple American
90 points
$10.99
Best Buy
Hazy yellow straw color. Citrusy aromas of freshly sliced pineapple, lemon and lime wheels, fruit salad, and fruit glaze with a silky, vibrant, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and an interesting, medium-length orange zest and white grape juice finish. An attractive and juicy Mimosa cocktail for brunch feasts.
90 points $10.99 Best Buy
Twirl NV Sangria California
89 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Dark ruby color. Vinous aromas of cherry, graphite, pomegranate, and apple jacks with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, carefree mixed melons, candied orange peel, fruit salad, and aromatic bitters finish with light oak flavor. A wine-centric, food-friendly red sangria for tapas night.
Awards: Exceptional Value
89 points $13.95 Best Buy