The world's first blue wine is now on the market 4 years ago

The world's first blue wine is now on the market

We're not sure how to feel about this.

If you're not a fan of the traditional red, white or rosé wines, this blue wine (which we'll admit looks more like mouthwash) might be for you.


The wine was launched by six spaniards who, according to their website, wanted to "shake things up a little and see what happens. To create something new. Something different."

The team behind the product is made up of people in their twenties with no previous experience in the area who say that the wine is aimed at millennial drinkers.

The light blue beverage, called Gik, is made from a blend of red and white grapes from Spain’s Basque region, of the same name.

Anthocyanin and indigo pigments are then added to turn it blue and the wine is softened with sweeteners, according to

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It contains 11.5% alcohol and the taste has been vaguely described by its creators as 'sweet'.

It is currently available in Spain, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany, with plans for expansion.


We're not sure how popular it would be if it came to Ireland, but we'd probably try it out of curiosity.