12 Vinos You'd NEVER Guess Were Actually Boxed Wines

News flash: Boxed wine doesn't suck!

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Attention, winos: Boxed wine isn't just a trend — it's a revolution! Now it's time to embrace the future shape of wine. More affordable than many bottled options, more sustainable, and much easier to transport, the packaging also seals out light and air, keeping that vino fresher for longer. Here are our favorite boxed wines for cork-free entertaining.

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Bota Box Dry Rosé Boxed Wine

$17.99 for 3-liter box

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Crisp, refreshing, and bursting with the ripe and juicy flavor of grapefruit and strawberries, this dry rosé from Bota Box is the ultimate go-to for parties. We especially dig their environmentally friendly packaging, which is made from recycled materials and is 100% recyclable. Chill this delicious boxed wine overnight, and you'll be party-ready anytime.

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La Nevera
2016 La Nevera White Wine from Spain (3-liter Box)
$79.98

This white wine hails from Spain's Rioja region, and it's zesty, bright, and dry, making it the perfect boxed wine to have on-hand for summer barbecues. Pair this crisp and herbaceous white with smoked meats, charred shishito peppers, and grilled seafood and veggies for a yummy pairing.

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Fish Eye
Fish Eye Pinot Grigio 3-liter Boxed Wine (6-Pack)
$89.99

This crisp and citrusy boxed wine hails from southeastern Australia. With notes of ripe peach and tropical fruit, this easygoing pinot grigio from Fish Eye is perfect for lazy days at the beach, but it also pairs nicely with barbecue fare like Korean barbecued ribs, teriyaki chicken wings, or smoky cheeses and charcuterie.

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Bandit Pinot Grigio Boxed Wine

$8.09 for 1-liter pouch

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Described by taste-testers as bright, tart, and fresh, this citrusy California pinot grigio from Bandit is the ultimate portable boxed wine to bring along on your next camping trip. Choose from a 1-liter or 500-milliliter pouches, and you're good to go.

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Fuoristrada Sangiovese Boxed Wine

$14.00 for 1-liter carton

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"Fuoristrada" means "off-road" in Italian, and this affordable, eco-friendly, and innovative Italian boxed wine brand is certainly not your traditional model of vino. Fuoristrada's Sangiovese was delicious enough to get the blessing of Jordan Salcito, wine director of Momofuku Restaurant Group, so we think it'll pass for any beach party this season.

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The Naked Grape Pinot Grigio
The Naked Grape
The Naked Grape Pinot Grigio Boxed Wine

$18.49 for 3-liter box

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Because there's really no such thing as too much white wine chilling in the fridge during the warmer months, do yourself a favor and stock up on this delicious pinot grigio from The Naked Grape. It's juicy, refreshing, and pairs perfectly with any charcuterie board or appetizer spread.

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House Boxed Wine Original Red Blend

$21.99 for 3-liter box

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This blend of cabernet sauvignon and merlot has a nice balance of juicy, fruity flavor mellowed out by an earthy, smooth finish. If you're serving a big roast or firing up the barbecue, you'll want a box of this red blend on-hand.

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Casa Santos Lima Lab Boxed Rosé

$18.50 for 3-liter box

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This Casa Santos Lima Lab Rosé is produced by a fourth-generation winemaking family near Lisbon, Portugal. Two Portuguese grapes — Castelão and Camarate — are combined with cabernet sauvignon for a crisp, refreshing, and nicely acidic rosé. Side note: Could that packaging be any cuter?

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La Petite Frog Picpoul de Pinet
La Petite Frog
La Petite Frog Picpoul de Pinet Boxed White Wine

$29.99 for 3-liter box

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If you're serving oysters or shrimp cocktail at your dinner party, you'll want a delicate, light, and citrusy white wine to complement that brine factor. Described by taste-testers as an "outstanding house white" that stands up to and even surpasses bottled options, we recommend La Petite Frog for any raw bar pairings.

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Beso Del Sol White Sangria
Beso Del Sol
Beso Del Sol White Sangria

$18.99 for 3-liter box

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Who says boxed wine should be limited to strictly white, red, or rosé varietals? Think outside the box with this juicy and refreshing white sangria from Beso Del Sol. Made from Spanish Airén grapes blended with lemon, peach, and mango, the 3-liter box (as well as individual 500-milliliter Tetra Paks) are ideal for entertaining.

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Wineberry Chateau Tassin Bordeaux Rouge Boxed Wine

$35.99 for 3-liter box

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A sturdy Bordeaux built for pairing with meaty charred dishes and grilled fare, Wineberry's Chateau Tassin Bordeaux Rouge comes in an easy-to-transport and eco-friendly wooden box that'll add rustic farmhouse charm to your dinner spread.

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Black Box Dry Rosé

$22.99 for 3-liter box

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This dry rosé from Black Box is built around the punchy flavor profile of a syrah, which pairs perfectly with grilled chicken, fresh seafood, and summer salads. Available in both portable 500-milliliter Go-Paks and 3-liter box formats, Black Box Wines are easy to sip, and they're food-friendly.