Wine and Weed

We live in California, and as such are surrounded by the world’s best looking and most creative people getting weird with all sorts of hobbies in the best possible way. This creative expression might be just what you didn’t know you wanted, or conversely just another attention-grabbing gimmick. Today let’s examine a product that is distinctly California and hugely experimental. The product is a cannabis infused wine that holds the dubious reputation of The world’s first THC infused Sauvignon Blanc and is produced by Rebel Coast Winery -

How is this possible?

With the passing of Prop 64, marijuana is now legal in California for adult-use. The regulations surrounding Prop 64 do not allow anyone to combine Alcohol and THC (the psychoactive ingredient in Marijuana). Rebel Coast has removed all alcohol from the wine to comply with this regulation and thus bringing their product to market through locally approved marijuana dispensaries.  Removing the alcohol also removes a significant number of calories, and the remaining juice only has 35 calories per glass.

Get Weird?

Without alcohol no possibility exists for a hangover, so what are the effects? Each glass has about 5mg of THC and Rebel coast indicates that this is not a particularly strong dosage and notes “Our goal is not to kill you after you’ve had a few glasses. The goal is to get giggly and naked with someone. We set out to mimic the experience you’d find with traditional wine