How Many Calories Are in Mogen David Concord Grape Wine?

Woman using laptop at table indoors
A woman is sitting outside next to a glass of wine. (Image: Allan Danahar/DigitalVision/Getty Images)

If you're drinking kosher wine to help celebrate a holiday, you may wonder how many calories you're imbibing in the sweet beverage. Mogen David Concord grape wine contains more calories than white wine but no more than some red vintages.

Calories

Mogen David Concord grape wine contains 200 calories per 8-oz. glass. The kosher table wine, which a "San Francisco Chronicle" reviewer says tastes and smells like grape candy, contains 40 more calories per serving than its better-selling competitor, Manischewitz Concord grape table wine.

Calorie Comparisons

Mogen David Concord grape is a table wine, served in larger quantities than most drinking wines. The sugar content in Concord grapes gives it a higher calorie count than some other wines. While Mogen David Concord grape weighs in at 25 calories per ounce, a generic glass of white wine contains 19.2 calories per ounce. But generic red wine contains similar amounts of calories.

Health Benefits

You get some health benefits along with the calories in Mogen David Concord grape wine. Concord grapes rank near blueberries, blackberries and cranberries for their level of antioxidants that protect against heart disease and cancer. Some 80 percent of the antioxidants in Concord grapes lie in its skin and seeds, and Concord grape wine is made by mashing the skins and seeds along with the fruit.

REFERENCES & RESOURCES
Comments
PARTNER & LICENSEE OF THE LIVESTRONG FOUNDATION

Copyright © 2018 Leaf Group Ltd. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the LIVESTRONG.COM Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy. The material appearing on LIVESTRONG.COM is for educational use only. It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. LIVESTRONG is a registered trademark of the LIVESTRONG Foundation. The LIVESTRONG Foundation and LIVESTRONG.COM do not endorse any of the products or services that are advertised on the web site. Moreover, we do not select every advertiser or advertisement that appears on the web site-many of the advertisements are served by third party advertising companies.