From delicious dry reds to sweet whites and sparkling rosés, I love a good glass of wine. Whether I’m sharing a bottle with friends or having a glass with my bolognese I’ve always loved the entire experience of wine, from picking out the right vintage to tasting. I see why my friends call me the amateur sommelier.
It's not just about drinking for me. I'm passionate about the art of winemaking: from the type of grapes selected to the fermentation process, but lately, I've found myself avoiding even the mention of wine a lot these days.
I'm just not as young as I once was, and I'm starting to dislike the headaches and the hazy feeling that comes the following day. My body just can’t handle it, even when I have a glass or two every few weeks.
Of course, I’ve tried non-alcoholic wines in the past, and I swore never again. I'm not joking when I say each alternative I've had was either super sugary or lacking flavor; They were all basically grape juice in a decorative glass bottle.
Luckily for me, a few weeks later, I was at my friend Joseline's housewarming, and she served me a glass of sparkling rosé that was absolutely delicious. On top of its dynamic flavor, the wine was rich with aromas of guava, strawberry, kiwi, and even had hints of melon.
My jaw hit the floor when Joseline announced that we were all drinking Surely Wine - Premium, Non-alcoholic, Californian Wine. Joseline added that all the wines in their line-up come with all the amazing health benefits of wine without alcohol or its side effects.
She said Surely is her new favorite drink for when she wants a refreshing glass without feeling it the following day.
Who knew she’d be right? The next day, I expected to wake up groggy, tired, and a bit out of it. Instead, I felt energized and ready for everything I had planned out for the day. Surely’s wine had none of the effects regular wine had on me, which I have to say was great.
I didn't want to admit how good the rosé was, but the moment I got home, I did a deep dive on Surely. I was sold after learning that their non-alcoholic wines are made by using a Spinning Cone Column, an innovative technology that removes the alcohol from each bottle without sacrificing flavor. This traditional and gentle process uses vacuum distillation to reach a specific temperature, in order to retain its aroma and natural flavors.
If their other drinks were even half as good as the rosé, I figured I had nothing to lose, so I ordered a bottle of their Non-Alcoholic Pinot Noir and Non-Alcoholic Sparkling White.
Everything was delivered right to my front door faster than expected, and Surelyoffers free shipping on all orders that are $60 or more. Even better, right now, first-time customers can take advantage of 15% off their first order of Surely wine.
I just knew there would be something different when it came to trying out these non-alcoholic wines, but Surely delivered the same experience I came to expect from my favorite premium bottles of vintage.
Their Pinot Noir wasn't overpowering and more importantly, paired perfectly with my famous roast chicken and vegetables. The Sparkling White was crisp, refreshing, and the perfect party pleaser.
Just when I thought I was going to have to give up wine altogether, Surely's non-alcoholic wines came along to show me that I wouldn't have to give up my passion for wine.
If you're like me, before you give up on delicious reds and whites, you have to try Surely'snon-alcoholic wines.