The 26 Best Boxed Wines

Whether hiking, boating or hosting a super-sized summer soirée, these 26 wines are both portable and pour-worthy.

Back in the 1980s and ’90s, the average boxed wine was one-dimensional headache water geared toward buzz-seekers, not wine lovers. Sadly, this dark history still hangs over the American wine landscape, spooking plenty of producers from embracing the box or Tetra Pak (Europeans are far less skittish about boxed wine). Still, what goes in these maligned vessels has come a long way. Grape farming and winemaking techniques are leagues better than 20 years ago, and with more wine drinkers than ever before, the competition to seduce your palate is fierce. Will you find a life-changing sip among this group? Maybe, but probably not. Still, when it comes to convenience, portability and pleasing drinkability, these are safe bets. 

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1. Bandit NV Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
2. Bandit NV Chardonnay (California) 
3. Bandit NV Pinot Grigio (California)
4. Bandit Red Wine Blend (California)
5. Black Box 2013 Riesling (California)
6. Black Box 2013 Sauvignon Blanc (Central Valley, Chile)


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7. Bota Box 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
8. Bota Box 2012 Pinot Grigio (California)
9. Bota Box 2012 Shiraz (California)
10. California Rabbit Chardonnay (California) 
11. Fish Eye 2013 Pinot Grigio (South Eastern Australia)
12. French Rabbit 2011 Pinot Noir (France)
13. Fuori Strada Off Road 2012 Sangiovese (Tuscany)
14. Fuori Strada Off Road 2012 Grillo (Sicily)
15.Hardys 2012 Shiraz (Australia)
16. La Petite Frog Picpoul de Pinet (Languedoc)
17. Maipe Andean Culture Malbec (Mendoza)


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18. Nuvino 2013 Sauvignon Blanc (Central Valley, Chile)
19. Nuvino 2013 Malbec (Mendoza)
20. Nuvino 2013 Chardonnay (Cape Winelands, South Africa)
21. Selektion Steinschaden Grüner Veltliner
22. Wineberry Bourgogne Blanc Baronne du Chatelard (Burgundy)
23. Wineberry 2013 Château Tassin Rosé (Bordeaux)
24. Wineberry 2011 Château Moulin de la Roquille (Bordeaux)
25. Wineberry 2012 Domaine Le Garrigon (Côtes du Rhône)
26. Wineworks White Wine (Virginia)


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