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Sipping on a nice glass of red wine after a long week is a way for many of us to relax. Red wine is also the perfect partner to many of our favourite dishes, but just how many calories are there in a bottle of red wine? In this blog, we go over the calories in various types of red wines and some delicious lower calorie red wine options that you can enjoy guilt-free!
So, how many calories are in a bottle of red wine? The exact amount of calories found in a bottle of red wine can fluctuate depending on the type of wine. In our research, we found that, typically, calories in widely available red wines will range from 101 - 114 calories per 125 glass (between 606 and 684 calories per bottle). DrinkWell’s selection of wines from around the world, can offer savings of up to 20% on these average calorie scores.
We all know that alcohol is best enjoyed in moderation, but we don’t always consider the impact a bottle of red can have on our waistline. Keep reading to make a more informed decision next time you buy a bottle of red wine.
How many calories are in red wine on average?
It is no secret that red wine can contain large amounts of calories. The exact amount of calories found in red wine can vary widely between types of wine and different brands, just like the alcohol content does. In our research, we found that typically, the calorie content in widely available red wines will range from 101 to 114 calories per 125 glass (between 606 and 684 calories per bottle).
According to drinkware, a standard 175ml glass of 13% ABV red wine can contain as many as 160 calories, meaning that some bottles of red wine could contain up to 680 calories. That’s the equivalent of almost two and a half jam doughnuts! To put that into perspective, the average person would need to run over 6 miles to burn off the calories from a bottle of red wine.
However, red wines with lower alcohol content can contain significantly fewer calories than this.
Nutrition details (per 125ml)
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What Type of Red Wine Contains the Most Calories?
The calorie content varies between different types of red wine. Below are some examples of calories typically found in a bottle of popular types of red wine: