About Flavored Wine

Flavored wines span a broad range of styles, but typically involve the addition of various fruit juices, fruit flavors, and even chocolate to a wine base. They are currently experiencing a surge in popularity in various formats.

Top Picks for Flavored Wine

Giambellino  Peach Bellini Germany
92 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Cloudy apricot color. Aromas of peach custard and sorbet with a sweet full body and a long candied lime and honeyed peaches finish. A superb peach Bellini that delights and satisfies with its rich natural flavor.
Awards: 2020 Best Sparkling Flavored Wine
92 points $5.99 Best Buy
Sweet Bitch NV Moscato Peach Bubbly Italy
91 points
$9
Best Buy
Medium old gold color. Aromas and flavors of ripe pineapple, peach, nectarine, and jasmine tea with a round, crisp, finely carbonated, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, fleeting finish that presents shades of peach jam, apricot jelly, lavender, vanilla, and coconut with no oak flavor. A summer orchard in a glass - try with brunch or for dessert.
Awards: 2021 Best Sparkling Flavored Wine
91 points $9 Best Buy
Grove Selections NV Pomegranate New Mexico
91 points
$11
Best Buy
Medium ruby garnet color. Aromas of cinnamon stick, anise, red cherry, amaro, wild herbs, and wild flowers with a satiny, lively, petillant, sweet medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length blackberry, black cherry, black berry, red cherry cola, prunes, and mint leaves finish with fine, soft tannins and no oak flavor. A slightly sweet red with a vermouth-like herbal quality; try as an aperitif or digestif.
Awards: 2021 Best Flavored Wine
91 points $11 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Peach California
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Light silvery straw color. Floral, tropical aromas of peach-mango sorbet, coconut milk, and honeysuckle with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a graceful, refreshing, long honeyed apricot and peach cobbler finish with no oak flavor. A delicious peach-flavored wine with rich, natural tasting flavor.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Peach California
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Light silvery straw color. Floral, tropical aromas of peach-mango sorbet, coconut milk, and honeysuckle with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, long honeyed apricot and peach cobbler finish with no oak flavor. A delicious peach flavored wine with rich natural tasting flavor.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Peach California
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Light silvery straw color. Floral, tropical aromas and flavors of peach-mango sorbet, coconut milk, and honeysuckle with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, engaging, long finish imparting notes of honeyed apricot and peach cobbler. A delicious peach flavored wine with rich natural tasting flavor.
Awards: Best Value US Sparkling Flavored Wine
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Oliver NV Cherry Moscato Indiana
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale salmon color. Aromas and flavors of apricot nectar, honeysuckle, and ripe pear with a soft, lively, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, brief finish with notes of strawberry italian ice and fresh lime with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A fruity, buoyant sipper for those who enjoy the sweeter things.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Oliver NV Lemon Moscato Indiana
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Aromas and flavors of ginger ale, vanilla, and lily of the valley with a soft, tangy, sweet light body and a smooth, short finish displaying notes of candied lemon and lime sherbet with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. Pops of floral nuance add interest to this sweet Muscat.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Sutter Home NV Fruit Infusions Tropical Pineapple California
88 points
$7
Best Buy
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of canned peach, fresh pineapple, lychee, and candied banana with a supple, lively, sweet light body and an effortless, brisk pineapple skin, lemon candy, and banana runts candies finish with no oak flavor. A refreshing and balanced pineapple-forward wine for before or after a meal.
88 points $7 Best Buy
Tropical NV Peach Moscato Italy
88 points
$17.99
Emerald straw color. Candied aromas of peach cobbler, coconut shortbread, and lemongrass tea with a round, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, medium-length apricot nectar, mango preserves, and juicy tangerine finish. A sweet sparkling wine bursting with tropical fruit flavor.
88 points $17.99