What to drink (when not drinking): Top 5 Non-Alcohol Wines

As much as we don’t like to admit it, taking a break from alcohol can sometimes be a good idea. And you are not alone in your thinking here. As the number of people choosing to drink “less but better” increases, the universe of low or zero alcohol drinks is rapidly growing.

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If you’re looking to lower your calorie intake for a summer body that you feel proud of or you want to reduce your mid-week alcohol consumption for a healthier lifestyle, going dry has never been easier.

As we know, alcohol has calories in it; a 250ml glass of 12% alcohol wine contains around 210 calories, whilst a 250ml glass of McGuigan Zero Rosé is less than 55 calories*.

2021 is your year! Make it all about loving yourself and enjoy a lifestyle of guilt-free drinking that ensures you don’t feel left out when socialising with friends and family. Or for those of us who have kicked off the year with a healthy diet and already feel the mid-week wine cravings setting in, why not pair a non-alcoholic drink with your favourite home cooked meal to enhance the flavours and leave you feeling satisfied.

Whether your wanting a short break from alcohol or you’re looking for a longer-term option, you now have more offerings than ever when considering a more moderate approach to your alcohol consumption.


So, what wine to drink this summer (when you’re not drinking)

Hunter Valley based winery, McGuigan Wines, has released a contemporary alcohol-free range that allows you to enjoy wine without the alcohol. The flavour profile and characteristics of each variety are as you would expect, proving that you don’t need alcohol to enjoy a full-flavoured experience in the glass.There is something here for everyone, making these wines the perfect supplement for any occasion where you want to enjoy wine without the alcohol. Sit back and enjoy lower calories and lower sugar this summer with McGuigan’s collection of full flavour Zero Alcohol wines.

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McGuigan Zero Dry Rosé
Bright, lifted aromas of delicate red fruits complemented with hints of rose petal. The palate is generous, with flavours of strawberries and pink grapefruit, leading to a crisp and refreshing finish.

McGuigan Zero Dry Sparkling
Elegant and refreshing, featuring crisp pear and green apple, lively bubbles, and an attractive crisp finish. Perfect when celebrating any occasion or enjoy as an aperitif.

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McGuigan Zero Chardonnay
Attractive aromas of white peach combined with subtle influences of vanilla and oak. The palate is driven by stone fruit and honey melon flavours with toasty oak ensuring a well-rounded, generous finish

McGuigan Zero Sauvignon Blanc
Generous aromas of gooseberry and citrus fruits, with a subtle grassy tone. This refreshing full flavoured Sauvignon Blanc delivers flavours of passionfruit and lime whilst finishing clean and crisp.


McGuigan Zero Shiraz
Subtle spice and vanilla notes complemented by plum and forest berry aromas. This Shiraz has a good length of flavour with sweet blackcurrants and a balanced finish.

The McGuigan Zero (750ml) range – with an RRP of $12 – is now available in Australia through all major retailers and includes Shiraz, Sparkling, Rosé, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

*Source: https://adf.org.au/insights/what-is-a-standard-drink/

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