Everybody knows that red wine is for red meat, white wine is for white meat, and rosé is for, well, whatever rosé is for. But what about blue wine? What does that go with? We have no idea. It’s not something we’ve ever had to think about before. Until now that is.
Because believe it or not, blue wine is now actually a thing thanks to Gik, a Spanish startup that’s hoping to redefine our drinking experience. They made it in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country and Azti Tecnecalia, a food research team, and the wine consists of both red and white grapes sourced from various vineyards across Spain. The blue tint comes from a combination of anthocyanin (a pigment found in grape skin) and indigo dye, and as Gik explains on their website, they chose the color because it represents “movement, innovation and infinity.” The wine will soon be available throughout selected countries in Europe, and each bottle will cost around £8.
More info: Gik
Forget red and white, now blue wine is a thing
It was invented by Gik, a Spanish company that hopes to redefine our drinking experience
They made it with the help of the University of the Basque Country and a food research team
The wine consists of both red and white grapes sourced from various vineyards across Spain
The blue color comes from anthocyanin, a pigment found in grape skin
The only question is, what food will it go with?
The wine will soon be available in Europe. Bottles will retail for around £8
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