Patterns of alcohol consumption during COVID seem to have been all over the map, with reports of excessive consumption grabbing most of the headlines. Mindful consumption of wine and spirits, however, is a less-reported influence in the opposite direction. Consuming less alcohol is admittedly a less sensational and less click-bait-friendly storyline, but there are initiatives with enough commercial bandwidth to merit further attention and exploration. Among those initiatives are lower-alcohol and no-alcohol wines- the “better for you” category, such as the Sunny with a Chance of Flowers options by Scheid Family Wines, made from certified sustainable and estate-grown Monterey (California) AVA grapes. I was curious to learn that the “better for you” category was named intentionally as an alternative to “health and wellness,” not by the winery but by distributor and retailer partners like Target and Safeway in response to consumer requests.
Sunny Wines have zero sugar, 85 calories and only 9% alcohol in each glass and are made from our certified sustainable vineyards in Monterey County, California. Sunny is available in retailers across the country including Kroger, Safeway/Albertsons, Walmart, and Whole Foods Market.
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