This is a great drink to enjoy during any party when a glass in your hand seems mandatory. Reducing the called-for 5-ounce serving size of wine halves both carbs and alcohol.
Red Wine Spritzer
2.5-ounces red wine
6-ounces seltzer or soda water
1 lemon or lime twist
Fill highball glass with ice. Pour in red wine and seltzer or soda water. Garnish with lemon or lime twist.
Makes 1 serving. 1.94 carbohydrates (using Sutter Home Merlot with 3.8 carbs per 5-ounces)