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

Mija NV White Sangria New York State
93 points
$10
Best Buy
Opaque cloudy golden yellow color. Aromas of tangerine juice, ripe mango, and hints of bay leaf with a supple, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a graceful, delightful, medium-long sweet apple finish with no oak flavor. A juicy and inviting Sangria that hits the spot; great for the brunch crowd.
Awards: 2021 Best Sangria
93 points $10 Best Buy
Bandit Wine Seltzer NV Honeycrisp Apple California
91 points
$8
Best Buy
Silver color. Fruity aromas and flavors of hints of berries in cream and jam with a supple, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, medium-length finish displaying impressions of candied apricot with no oak flavor. A tasty, refreshing, smooth-sipping Seltzer that’s easy to love.
91 points $8 Best Buy
Greenhouse NV Pink Grapefruit Hard Seltzer California
91 points
White gold color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of club soda with lemon and lime, Pixie Stix, and grapefruit zest with a satiny, crisp, fizzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a seamless, charming, medium-length finish. A smooth-sipping Wine Seltzer with lingering grapefruit flavor.
Aldi NV Mimosa New Mexico
90 points
$8.99
Best Buy
Golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of orange zest and ripe mango with a satiny, tangy, effervescent, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long finish evoking notes of orange sorbet and hints of honey with no oak flavor. A juicy, crowd-pleasing Mimosa for brunch in flash.
90 points $8.99 Best Buy
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV White Peach California
90 points
$8
Best Buy
Pale white gold color. Aromas of peach pie filling and flint with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length hints of peach gummies and grapefruit zest finish with no oak flavor. A delightful, clean and not-too-sweet refresher with cheerful peach flavors.
90 points $8 Best Buy
Greenhouse NV Cucumber Basil Hard Seltzer California
90 points
Silver color. Aromas and flavors of sliced cucumber, sweet lime cooler, candied lemon, and honeydew melon with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dryish medium-full body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length finish. A cool refreshing cucumber Wine Seltzer; rock solid.
El Paseo NV Margarita Wine Cocktail Mexico
89 points
$9
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of lime salt, lemon lime syrup, and pickled pepper with a satiny, tangy, fruity medium body and a warming, amusing, agreeable finish that presents nuances of lime, prickly pear cactus, and lemon salt. Order up a taco platter, gather a few friends and pour freely.
89 points $9 Best Buy
Day Drinking NV Pontoon Punch Washington
89 points
$6
Best Buy
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of hints of banana, coconut cream, pineapple, mango, and amaretto with a supple, vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that shows notes of cream soda with no oak flavor. A yummy sparkling, tropical cocktail with a Mai Tai vibe; bring the warmth of the tropics to your party.
89 points $6 Best Buy
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV Grapefruit California
89 points
$8
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas of ginger ale, white grapefruit, rhubarb, flint, and peppercorns with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light body and a seamless, medium-length lime zest finish with no oak flavor. A zesty, citrusy Seltzer that offers simple, juicy pleasure.
89 points $8 Best Buy
Soleil NV Mimosa Pineapple American
88 points
$15
Best Buy
Yellow color. Aromas of canned pineapple and orange with a round, bright, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and an effortless, captivating, medium-long pineapple sorbet finish with no oak flavor. A fun and easy going pineapple Mimosa for power brunches.
88 points $15 Best Buy