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New healthier wine brand partners with Rays, Feeding TB

Jamey Whetstone of Fresh Vine Wine joined GDL via Zoom from sunny Napa, California to tell us more about what makes his wines special.

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — If you’re a wine lover but don’t love the added sugar and calories, there’s a new option for you! Jamey Whetstone of Fresh Vine Wine joined GDL via Zoom from sunny Napa, California to tell us more about what makes his wines special. They are all-natural, low sugar, low carb and thoughtfully crafted.

Fresh Vine Wine is a proud partner of the Tampa Bay Rays, and kicked off the new partnership by donating 30,000 meals to Feeding Tampa Bay. That number continues to increase. Whetstone announced an exclusive, limited time offer for Floridians. Right now, you can receive free shipping on ALL orders. A portion of sales will also go back to Feeding Tampa Bay. Fresh Vine Wine will be available at Tropicana Field when baseball season returns. It is also available at freshvinewine.com and at The Island Shoppe on Harbour Island. Look for these wines at more local stores soon!

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