Alcohol Free Flavors, Flavored Vodka and New Wine VarietalsNovember 29, 2010 By: Alissa Ponchione
Coca-Cola New Flavors
The Coca-Cola Company is introducing four new flavors of FUZE and Gold Peak fresh-brewed teas to its portfolio. FUZE Raspberry flavored-tea and FUZE Unsweetened Green Tea combine tea with Vitamin C and four B Vitamins and will be available December 2010. Gold Peak will introduce its two flavors: Tropical Infused and Green Tea in early 2011. The new flavors have health benefits and have been in development for six months. www.cokesolutions.com.
Stolichnaya Wild Cherri
Stolichnaya introduces Stolichnaya Wild Cherri vodka, the 12th flavor in its vodka portfolio. Stoli Wild Cherri is naturally flavored from refined fruit extracts. The Stolichnaya Wild Cherri vodka recipe balances the sweet and tart and has a rich cherry aroma with hints of vanilla. The taste is full of cherry and juicy with accents of red plum for tartness. It can be enjoyed chilled or sipped and is available nationally. www.stoli.com.
Valley of the Moon Chardonnay and Zinfandel
Valley of the Moon is releasing its 2009 Valley of the Moon Sonoma Coast Chardonnay and its 2008 Valley of the Moon Sonoma County Zinfandel. The Chardonnay has aromas of pear, lemon and vanilla with lime and kiwi notes. It has full tropical fruit, lemon zest and kiwi flavors and a balanced and crisp acidity. The Zinfandel, a blend of Petite Sirah and Syrah, showcases boysenberry and blueberry aromas with subtle notes of cumin and baking spice, and has flavors of raspberry, boysenberry, espresso and black pepper. www.valleyofthemoonwinery.com.