We’ve carbonated quite a few things in the past, but I realized recently we’ve never actually tried carbonating wine. Since quite a few cocktails call for sparkling wine, this felt like a perfect experiment.
Will it Carbonate?
Give it a try (at your own risk!)
Step 1: Add wine to your SodaStream bottle
I found one 750ml bottle of wine fit perfectly to the SodaStream fill line.
Step 2: Carbonate!
Press the button to carbonate, and continue until your Sodastream makes its usual “buzz” to indicate it’s done. I recommend doing this slowly in short bursts, watching for signs of overflow and taking breaks if needed to let the bubbles settle.
Step 3: Release
You’ll probably want a few towels around for this, or do it over the sink!
Very, very slowly release the bottle from the Sodastream. Again, if needed stop and wait for the bubbles to dissipate. This could take a couple minutes, but it’ll drastically reduce the overflow and mess.
I was very surprised to say it wasn’t bad! As with any time you carbonate, a slight acidity is added, but it’s not overpowering. The bubbles dissipate quickly but left my Rose very pleasantly fizzy and drinkable. I really liked it!
What should we carbonate next?
Let us know in the commets!