Such a product has been around in Italy for a long time, for example the gelateria "Gelati di Vini" in the Sicilian city of Ragusa has been offering a low-alcohol wine ice cream in the flavors since the early 1990s Brachetto d'Acqui
. Moscato d'Asti
(Passito). The designations are based on the three DOC wines concerned. In the United States, Mercer's Dairy produces wine ice cream in New York on an industrial scale. The four varieties Ala Port, Peach White Zinfandel, Red Raspberry Chardonnay and Royal White Riesling are offered. The alcohol content is around 5% vol, which is why you have to be 21 years old to purchase. Glacé de Vino also produces alcohol-free wine ice in New York. There are four types of Strawberry Cream Chardonnay Ice Cream, Chocolate Amaretto Cream Sherry Wine Ice Cream, Raspberry Merlot Cheesecake Wine Ice Cream and Chocolate Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Ice Cream.