| Victoria Banaszak

The best non-alcoholic wines according to "The Independent"

The pandemic has brought new changes in people’s lifestyles. While some people were increasing their daily intake of alcohol, some took active measures to reduce their alcohol intake. According to Alcohol change UK, seven percent people stopped drinking alcohol during the pandemic. Of course, the shift to Non-Alcoholic drinks cannot be pinned down just to pandemic but various other factors such as fitness consciousness, pregnancy, and designated drivers. 

The owner of Wise Bartender, an online platform, Tom Ward, said he saw a 500 percent growth in sales of Non-alcoholic wines during the pandemic period. In the first 52 weeks, the sales for Non-alcoholic wines, spirits, and beer skyrocketed to $3.1 Billion, says Kim Cox, account developer NielsenIQ’s SVP. These numbers prove that more and more are shifting towards alcohol-free wines. People from the early ’20s to mid-’70s are choosing Non-alcoholic wines and beer over alcoholic ones. 


Dry January, an initiative by Alcohol Change, was made to make people enjoy their lives without alcohol for a month. The presence of these nonalcoholic wines made it easier to embrace the spirit of this month.


When it comes to making non-alcoholic wines, it comes as a challenge for many wineries and producers. But some wineries have mastered this craft, like Thomson & Scott Noughty organic wine. Their wines are vegan, organic, contain less sugar, and are halal certified. These alcohol-free wines by Thomas & Scott Noughty have 0% Alcohol by volume (ABV) in them.


Here’s a list of all the best Non-alcoholic wines according to “The Independent”, that will give you the best taste:


Best overall – Thomson & Scott Noughty organic sparkling chardonnay

Best rosé – Belle & Co alcohol-free sparkling rosé wine

Best Italian wine – La Gioiosa alcohol-free sparkling

Best German wine –Walt riesling lø

Best South American wine – Sinzero 2018 cabernet sauvignon

Best French wine – Oddbird blanc de blanc

Best fruity red – Carl Jung merlot red wine

Best cava alternative – Vallformosa alcohol free cava

Best intensity – Oddbird merlot shiraz


Non-alcoholic wines are perfect to pop up on any occasion, celebration, or party. It's healthy, fizzy, bubbly, and all things good. Thomson & Scott’s Noughty organic sparkling chardonnay is very similar to champagne. It is lively, tropical, and flawless, giving you the perfect alcoholic taste that you desire. Alcohol-free wines have gained quite a bit of popularity as the world is shifting towards healthier lifestyles.