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How many carbohydrates are in red wine?

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On average, a 5 fl. oz. glass of red wine has between 3.03 and 7.84 grams of carbohydrates, but the total amount of carbohydrates vary depending on the variety of wine. Although the majority of the carbohydrates are net carbs, some wines, such as Merlot and Chianti also draw carbs from sugar.

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A traditional red table wine also has 125 calories per 5-ounce serving as well as a minimal amount of iron, calcium, sodium and potassium. A sampling of carbohydrate amounts in specific wines includes:

  • Burgundy - 5.46 grams
  • Cabernet Sauvignon - 3.82 grams
  • Gewurztraminer - 3.82 grams
  • Muscat - 7.84 grams
  • Pinot Grigio - 3.03 grams
  • Pinot Noir - 3.40 grams
  • Syrah - 3.79 grams
  • Zinfandel - 4.20 grams
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