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Skinnygrape Spritzers Review and Giveaway

Remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned that I had some exciting news to announce regarding my participation in the Iron Girl Canada triathlon?  Well guess what?  It’s finally time to announce that news… Meet my Iron Girl Canada sponsor:



Skinnygrape is one of the official sponsors of Iron Girl Canada, and when they approached me to ask if they could sponsor me for the race I knew instantly that this was a match made in heaven.  I love Skinnygrape Wine and Wine Spritzers, and I love triathlon.  Afterall, there’s nothing better than relaxing with a nice glass of wine by the pool after a hard swim workout.


Every summer I gain weight – not from inactivity, or from overeating (well, OK maybe some of it is from too many potato chips and burgers) but the rest of it is from indulging in my favourite beverage while entertaining guests by the pool: wine.  Ahhhhh there’s nothing more refreshing than relaxing with a nice cold wine spritzer or a glass of wine on a summer’s day.  Without realising it, each glass of wine I consumed was packing on an extra 125 calories* (based on a 5oz glass). And before I know it 1 glass turns into 3 and I’ve now consumed 375 extra calories.  

Skinnygrape Spritzers solve that problem for me.  Each bottle has only 90 calories, 0 grams of carbohydrates, and 0 grams of fat. The best part about the spritzers is that they have no sugar in them! They are sweetened with Stevia (a natural sugar substitute) and are also naturally flavoured. Skinnygrape Spritzers are made with fortified wine and contain 4% alcohol, which is about the same as other spritzers and coolers. Skinnygrape spritzers are for health-conscious gals who want a delicious cold summer beverage that’s low-cal, but doesn’t compromise on flavour.  They come in three amazing flavours: 

Strawberry PineappleSG_Spritz_StCarrier_4C300

Blueberry PomegranateSG_Spritz_BlCarrier_4C300

And Key Lime LemonadeSG_Spritz_LiCarrier_4C300

My personal favourite is the blueberry pomegranate. It’s nice and light, which is very enjoyable on a summer’s day after a swim workout.  The Key Lime Lemonade was a bit tart for my liking and the Strawberry Pineapple was a bit sweet for my tastes, but that may be because I’ve given up sugar and have adjusted to not requiring any extra sweetness to foods or drinks.  I really liked the wine taste in them compared to the flavour of a cooler.  A four-pack of these can be picked up from any Wine Shop for a mere $9.95. 

Giveaway Time!

As part of my sponsorship, skinnygrape has generously offered a wonderful skinnygrape prize pack for TWO lucky Fitness Cheerleader readers!  Each awesome prize pack includes:

  • a skinnygrape green tin bucket
  • a skinnygrape branded umbrella
  • a skinnygrape branded beach towel
  • and a $25 gift card to the wine store!

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To enter, simply complete the Rafflecopter form below before 11:59 pm August 11, 2014. 
This giveaway is open to Canadian residents only.


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Good luck!


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  • Kirsty
    July 29, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    I absolutely LOVE the spritzers – best new thing I’ve found at the LCBO in years! I would love to enjoy one on our deck on a Saturday afternoon after my weekly morning long run OR with my hubby for our 8 year wedding anniversary on August 12 OR by the campfire during our week of camping in late August 🙂

  • Courtney
    July 29, 2014 at 6:11 pm

    I’ve never heard of these, they sound perfect for summer time! Thanks for sharing!

  • Heather (Where's the Beach)
    July 29, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    Oh awesome. I don’t think I’ve seen these. I would totally enjoy sipping on a glass floating in my pool especially after a long run!

  • Anne Taylor
    July 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    I’d love to crack one of these open while lounging in my dad’s back yard

  • jen
    July 29, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    I’d love to sip on one on my deck…tonight!

  • Anna Luke
    July 29, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    I’d love to win this!

  • Wayne Lecoy
    July 29, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win a skinnygrape prize pack.
    In response to your question of
    Where would you like to open a refreshing Skinny Grape Spritzer?
    I would like to open a refreshing Skinny Grape Spritzer
    in my backyard when i am having a barbecue with my friends.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!

  • beth
    July 29, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    Id like to crack open a Skinny Grape Spritzer with my sisters in my backyard while we tan/swim LOL

  • lisa bolduc
    July 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    at home on my patio

  • Lori Bazan
    July 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    I would love to drink some blueberry pomegranate in my backyard, with a great novel and a splash of vodka!

  • Jared Titchner
    July 29, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    So many bbq’s so little time….but always time for sharing with friends.

  • Danielle
    July 29, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    I would love to open a Skinnygrape drink on my balcony on a nice warm day.

  • Axel (@ Iron Rogue)
    July 29, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    Spritzers don’t really sound my speed, but I used to think that about ciders too, and I turned out to be wrong about that!

  • Jonnie
    July 29, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    I would like to open an icy cold spritzer on my back patio

  • Julie Bolduc
    July 29, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    I would like to open one beside the pool

  • Jana L.
    July 29, 2014 at 10:36 pm

    On the beach enjoying the sun

  • Jenness M
    July 29, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    On the dock at my lakefront cabin!

  • Lori Jackson
    July 29, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    Right on my patio looking at all the beautiful plants and flowers!

    • Anna Luke
      July 30, 2014 at 6:17 am

      On the deck in the backyard

  • Amy Heffernan
    July 30, 2014 at 6:03 am

    On the beach!!

  • Wendy hutton
    July 30, 2014 at 9:48 am

    I would love to open one at a bbq

  • Jen @ Pretty Little Grub
    July 30, 2014 at 9:50 am

    I love that a wine company is sponsoring your triathalon! And obviously I would love to wine some…who wouldn’t!

  • ivy pluchinsky
    July 30, 2014 at 9:54 am

    outside on my deck enjoying the sunshine

  • CathyC
    July 30, 2014 at 10:04 am

    We just built a new deck in our backyard, and got a sweet cantilever umbrella and patio set….sounds like the perfect place to enjoy a Skinny Grape Spritzer after a long day at work!

  • Victoria Ess
    July 30, 2014 at 10:27 am

    I’d like to open one in my backyard.

  • Lisa Robertson
    July 30, 2014 at 10:30 am

    I would love to open one at the trailer 😉

  • Victoria Barillari
    July 30, 2014 at 11:32 am

    I would enjoy one while watching my boys swim at my parents’ house on a lovely Sunday afternoon. I’d love to try the Key Lime flavour!

  • Lisa L
    July 30, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    In our backyard when we’re having our BBQs!

  • Mark V
    July 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Id love to open one at the beach

    July 30, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    At someone else cottage.. (cause I don’t own one lol )

  • Courtney
    July 30, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    At the Beach!

  • Maggie C
    July 30, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    Love to open one (or a few) by the pool at a girlfriend’s place!

  • Yuen C
    July 30, 2014 at 8:45 pm

    It would be at a girls night out evening at my friends house!

  • nicolthepickle
    July 30, 2014 at 9:29 pm

    I would like one on a late Saturday night, sitting by a campfire.

  • lucy
    July 30, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    at the beach!

  • Tina L.
    July 31, 2014 at 12:30 am

    I would enjoy one of these while relaxing in the backyard.

  • Amy C
    July 31, 2014 at 1:45 am

    I would like to open a refreshing Skinny Grape Spritzer while sitting on my deck.

  • Stephanie Gibbons
    July 31, 2014 at 6:25 am

    Pool party. Beach. BBQ. perfect beverage for any occasion.

  • Sunshine G
    July 31, 2014 at 11:22 am

    This seems like an ideal Friday night after work activity in July 🙂

  • Karen E Hill
    July 31, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Sitting on my back patio in the sun, reading my kindle

  • Florence C
    July 31, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    At home on the back deck relaxing.

  • Emilia
    August 1, 2014 at 12:25 am

    at a picnic

  • nicoleroannef
    August 1, 2014 at 8:53 am

    I would like to enjoy my skinnygrape on my friend’s patio in the city. Great view!

  • lori b
    August 1, 2014 at 10:53 am

    this would be awesome to have while having our family camping trip

  • Kristine Ewald
    August 1, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    Anywhere and anytime but responsible 🙂

  • Linda L
    August 2, 2014 at 10:08 am

    I’d like to crack one open at the beach!!

  • Eldon
    August 2, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    At the beach!

  • Darwin
    August 4, 2014 at 10:49 pm

    I would love to open it on our deck.

  • Maggie K.
    August 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    I would like to open a Skinny Grape spritzer on a dock on Georgian Bay.

  • Nicole
    August 5, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    I would love to open a refreshing Skinny Grape Spritzer on my balcony.

  • Rhonda W G.
    August 5, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    On the back deck while barbequing!

  • Colleen
    August 7, 2014 at 10:33 am

    We have a weekend place near Gravenhurst. I would love to kick back and open a Skinnygrape there!

  • Jane Reid Gray
    August 7, 2014 at 10:41 am

    In my own back yard with my lovely family on a sunny Sunday afternoon bliss!

  • missbobloblaw
    August 8, 2014 at 5:14 am

    I’d love to have a skinny grape out on the patio!

  • Amie
    August 9, 2014 at 1:46 am

    Around a campfire with friends

  • Karine
    August 9, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Nothing better to do in a sunny afternoon than opening a good bottle of spritzer!

  • Bailey Dexter
    August 9, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    I would love to open a refreshing Skinny Grape Spritzer on the weekend when the kids are sleeping over at Nana’s. I would be lounging in the back yard with my feet up enjoying the quiet time!


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