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Wine flavoured lollipops – sweet treats for wine lovers?
US-based sweet company Lollyphile has launched a range of wine-themed lollipops for adults, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and mimosa flavours to choose from.
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Wine flavoured lollipops
You can now find your favourite wine style in lollipop form, with the wine range from American candy company Lollyphile, based in Austin, Texas.
There is also a mimosa lollipop for brunch enthusiasts.
But, all the lollies are alcohol-free and use a combination of natural and artificial flavours instead of actual wine, according to the company’s website. They are vegan and gluten-free, it says.
The move is part of a growing trend for wine-flavoured sweets for adults, and follows last year’s launch of rosé flavoured gummy bears.
‘We believe that candy can be every bit as much a gastronomical adventure as a fancy dinner,’ says Lollyphile on its site.
Lollyphile’s wine lollipops:
Mimosa ‘The Queen of Brunch’
If you’re buying a batch for a mixed crowd, there’s also lager, negroni, absinthe, blue cheese, pizza and even breast milk flavours to keep everyone happy. Blind tasting, anyone?
You can buy a pack of four for $8, or there’s a wine multi-pack of six mixed flavours for $12. International shipping is available, the firm said.
Have you tried a Lollyphile wine lollipop? If so, how did it taste?
Written by Laura Seal for Decanter.com
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