Vegan Holiday Wine Guide 2020
You can’t ring in 2021 with any old riesling or chardonnay. Those aren’t just a bunch of grapes. Some wines contain all sorts of non-vegan ingredients. To learn if that pinot gris you’re cheersing with is 100% plant-based, read on. Choose one of these 13 vegan wines to help you ring in the new year!
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This brand takes the concept of clean wine seriously with it’s eco-friendly bottles and environmentally-conscious shipping methods as well as its hands-off approach to the winemaking process. You’ll enjoy a low carb, low sugar, keto-friendly wine from a wellness-oriented vegan brand.
With Obvious Wines, there’s no need to sniff your pinot noir while gently swirling the glass, pretending you know anything about floral notes, the bouquet, or a smooth finish. Rich & Oaky, French & Bubbly, Bright & Crisp, and Dark & Bold are just a few of the wines to choose from at this “keep it simple” company.
Wine in a can? Count us in! Organic, sustainable, and gluten-free, because “drink responsibly.” Choose from All Day Rosé (a refreshing—wait for it—rosé) or Just Right White (a tasty blend between sweet and dry). According to the company’s super formally-tested findings, Besa pairs well with “Boozy Jenga, dark chocolate and PJ’s, and bubble baths.”
Staying home for a little Netflix and … cheersing? Check out this online vegan wine club (wine drinking doesn’t end when the new year’s rung in!). Vegan Wines sources a good amount of product from independent, family-owned businesses and provides a nice selection of organic wines.
Angeleno Wine Co. offers a selection of whites and reds with names that pay homage to the Los Angeles area. Try Bike Path (a fruity red named after the LA River bike path), The Meadow (a rosé coined after a Silver Lake park), or SuperBloom (a white that pays honor to California’s gorgeous explosion of floral life). Angeleno Wine Co. is pet and family friendly.
Celebrating on a budget? Ring in the new year with some “Two-Buck Chuck.” For you lovers of reds, Trader Joe’s offers its $1.99 Charles Shaw cabernet sauvignon, shiraz, and merlot in vegan-friendly form. While you’re there, pick up some snackage for that New Year’s Eve bash you’ve got planned.
This California-based all-vegan award-winning vineyard practices organic, eco-conscious, and gluten-free production methods. Order online from a selection of red wines, whites, and gift packs, with discounts for larger orders.
Say it jeer-uh-so-lay. This vegan-friendly Mendocino County vineyard is GMO-free and certified organic. Incorporating sustainable farming practices into their production methods, they offer a moderate selection of wines including chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, pinot blanc, sangiovese, and hybrid red.
While not every wine at Cakebread is vegan, the company does offer an extensive selection of vegan options. Check with staff at the winery for assistance in choosing. You can shop online to make a one-time purchase or join the club. Cakebread offers gift collections as well.
This LA-based brand, founded by Cameron Diaz and Katherine Power, offers clean, transparently produced wines made with organic grapes. Their sips are devoid of any unnecessary ingredients such as added colors, concentrates, or sugars and are available in white, rosé, and red.
Sans—meaning “without”—defines the philosophy behind this eco-conscious, organically farmed, natural wine. Shop online for their canned zinfandel, riesling, cabernet sauvignon, and more. Looking for the perfect gift? Send a virtual wine tasting!
This Los Angeles-based brand was created by fashion stylist Nola Singer in her efforts to combine her animal rescue work with her love of wine.
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