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

Kringle Cream NV Latte
91 points
$15.99
Best Buy
Opaque taupe color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate milkshake, malted milk balls, shortbread, and Stroopwafel with a supple, crisp, sweet fat body and a graceful, engaging, medium-long finish conveying hints of butterscotch and white chocolate. A dreamy dessert beverage that packs decadent, creamy flavor in a wine-based cocktail.
91 points $15.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Sangria California
90 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Dark violet color. Spicy, tropical aromas of brown spices, tropical fruit salad, and cherry soda with a soft, bright, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, long fruit punch and orange sherbet finish with no oak flavor. A delicious, well-made Sangria that rivals homemade.
90 points $6.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Sangria California
90 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Dark violet color. Spicy, tropical aromas of brown spices, tropical fruit salad, and cherry soda with a soft, bright, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, long fruit punch and orange sherbet finish. A delicious, well made sangria that rivals a homemade one.
Awards: Best Value Sangria
90 points $6.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Sangria California
90 points
$6.99
Bright ruby color. Smoky, fruity aromas of grilled berries, pencil eraser, boysenberry jam on toast, and baking spices with a satiny, vibrant, sweet medium body and a smooth, charming, medium-length finish with moderate oak flavor. A delicious and nuanced sangria with a smoky edge.
90 points $6.99
Velata NV Premium Sangria
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright dark ruby color. Spicy aromas and flavors of cinnamon, ripe raspberry, candied ginger, eucalyptus, and orange zest with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, nuanced, medium-long finish with crunchy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A great bottled sangria; balanced, spicy, pure, with a great kiss of chewy tannins; a resounding YES from the panel.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
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