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Rebel Coast Winery Promises Hangover-Free Booze

California based Rebel Coast Winery assures hangover free boozing experience with its one of its kind Cannabis Infused Sauvignon Blanc.

03/12/2018

Rebel Coast Winery was founded in 2012 by a group of friends who hated the fact that wine was always presented as the older generation’s drink of choice. They make wines that tell their story, which is why they deliberately did not put their last name on the bottles.

Rebel Coast Winery

In 2018 the prohibition of cannabis in California ended, and they had a big idea. It turned out cannabis and alcohol cannot be sold in the same building and definitely not in the same product. That was when they decided to make the wine, remove the alcohol and replace it with THC. Their final product is a beautiful alcohol-removed cannabis-infused Sauvignon Blanc. It does not taste or smell like cannabis; instead, it is a crisp, clean California Sauvignon Blanc.

They added in just enough THC to mimic the intoxicating effects of a glass of wine. If you drink one glass of traditional wine you will get a buzz–but not a hangover. One glass will get you high but not completely stoned. They only use Sativa-dominant strains because they like the happy, giggly sunny experience it gives u, not a couch-locking effect like an indica-dominant strain.

Cannabis cannot cross state lines, so if you want some you’ll have to visit their California dispensary and be over 21 years old. Legally no one’s allowed to mix alcohol and THC. They feel pleased to share that each glass only has 35 calories and there are no hangovers in this bottle. You’re welcome.

It has exactly 20mg of THC is in every bottle, which comes out to the equivalent of 5mg of THC in each glass. If you are new to this dosage and mg thing, that is not particularly strong—the states permits up to 10mg per serving.  They set out to mimic the experience you’d find with traditional wine; a couple of glasses will put most people in a great place.

A California Sauvignon Blanc has high acid, with bright citrus, and a crisp clean finish. Their blend does not taste strongly of marijuana; instead, the Sauvignon Blanc powers the mouthfeel. It’s crisp, refreshing and best served naked.

Like their other wines Reckless Love and SUNDAY FUNDAY, these grapes used are grown in warm Sonoma, California. In the meantime, the cannabis crop is harvested, trimmed and dried. To activate the THC cannabinoids from the cannabis crop, the flower is heated in ovens, and the cannabis is added to the partially-fermented white wine.  Five days later the cannabis flower is strained out like tea leaves, and the wine has aged the wine for 8-12 months, that is how a marijuana-infused wine is made. But due to some legal issues, they had brought in a new idea for selling this cannabis-infused wine to sell it legally. Then they had an idea “Why don’t they make the wine, remove the alcohol, then infuse it with THC?!” Turns out its way harder than it sounds, and there are no books or classes to take because no one has ever done it before.  So, long story short, after a ton, we mean a ton of trial and error they succeeded in making the world’s first cannabis-infused alcohol-removed Sauvignon Blanc! And now they are 100% licensed and legal.