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Winking Owl Red Blend Reviews

Aldi’s California Red Blend in a Box

This Winking Owl Red Blend boxed wine from Aldi is a smooth medium-bodied red wine. Notes of ripe berries, blackberry, cherry, and red fruit for a deep rich flavor. Pairs well with grilled or roasted meats, rich red pasta sauce, and spicy foods. Boxed wines are often preferred by many people since the box allows you to just have a cup or two without finishing the bottle. Because boxed wine is stored in a bag inside the box no oxygen reaches the wine when it is open and it will stay fresh for a much longer time than an unsealed bottle. Plus more wine! A 3L box of wine is equal to four standard wine bottles

Winking Owl Wine is one of Aldi’s most well-known wines and for good reason, it is one of the cheapest wines available and is surprisingly good for the price. Is bigger always better? As one of Aldi’s only boxed wines does a box of Winking Owl Red Blend hold its own? Leave a review below and let us know what you think!

Winking Owl Red Blend Details

  • Price: $11 per 3L box (Prices vary based on location)
  • Alcohol content: 11.5% ABV
  • Serving Temperature: 60-65°F (15-18°C)
  • Calories per glass (5oz): 120 calories (estimate)
  • Is Red Blend dry or sweet?: Dry- but sweeter than fully dry red wines
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • California Red Wine Blend
  • 3L Box of Wine
  • View at Aldi.US

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How much does Winking Owl Red Wine Blend Cost?

A 3L box of Winking Owl Red Blend will generally sell for about $11 in most locations. The price will vary due to local and state laws as some states have minimum prices for alcohol and some states have a higher tax on alcohol. Winking Owl is almost always among the cheapest wine in an area.

How many calories in a glass of Winking Owl Red Blend?

A standard 5oz glass of this Red Blend will probably have about 125 calories. A typical 750 ml bottle of wine will have about 5 glasses equaling around 625 calories if you want the whole bottle. This 3L box is equal to 4 bottles, so if you count the calories in a box you will get 2500 calories.

What is the alcohol content of Winking Owl Red Blend?

Aldi’s Red Blend is 11.5% alcohol by volume. This is a lower alcohol content than some red wines because less of the sugar is converted to alcohol leaving it just a bit sweeter.

What temperature should I serve Red Blend at?

You should serve Red Blend chilled to 60-65°F (15-18°C). This can be accomplished by putting it in the fridge for about 20 minutes before serving. Serving at room temperature (around 70°F) is also ok.

Is Red Blend sweet or dry?

This Red Blend from Aldi is a dry red wine but it has more sweetness than a merlot or cabernet sauvignon and balanced with a bit of tannins. If red wine is sometimes to dry for you but you don’t want a dessert wine this could be a good choice.

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Adam is a home cook and Aldi fan who focuses on cooking easy, healthy, everyday meals for the family.



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