For a sparkling fix

Updated: Feb 29, 2020, 09:21 IST | Karishma Kuenzang | Mumbai

India's first-ever sparkling wine-in-a-can packs less-than-potent sips with the red more palatable than the white

Drinking from a bottle of beer or a fancy cocktail glass has its perks. But we've always found a can far more convenient — it's easier to chill in the refrigerator and you can carry it around without being afraid of your bag's contents being doused in alcohol. And that satisfying sound of a pop. All of which we've never got as far as wine is concerned in India. But the new Dia wine sparkler by Sula, offers just that.

The 330 ml variants — white and red — aren't too big and can fit into a handbag. We begin with the white, which is surprisingly smokey, a taste that stays for long owing to the mild sweetness. Two sips in and we get a lingering kala khatta aftertaste, which just doesn't go.

For a sparkling fix

Puzzled, we try the red wine sparkler, and this one retains the sweetness that Dia wines are known for, though with the additional fizz. It also has a bitter aftertaste, which is quite unexpected, but we aren't complaining.

Cost Rs 180 (330 ml)

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