The Best Box Wines
By Rachel Mount
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the August 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Wine in a box used to be the equivalent of a ham in a can: best avoided outside of a fallout shelter. But a new wave of premium-quality boxed wines is earning praise from oenophiles, who also love the cool, eco-friendly packaging and long shelf life. O asked Tyler Colman, author of A Year of Wine: Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to Sip for Each Season, for his recommendations.
For a Weeknight Supper
Black Box Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand, $25 for three liters)
"It's the one you want to drink on the deck, when it's hot hot hot outside," Colman says of this bright, citrusy treat. Serve with grilled seafood.
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