Q: My blood sugar level is a little high. How much sugar does the Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon have?
A: Sutter Home doesn't provide the amount of sugar in their wines in the nutritional information on their website, but the USDA nutrition database reports that the average 5 ounce serving of red table wine has .91 grams of sugar. To put this in perspective, one 8 ounce serving of orange juice contains 20.8 grams of sugar. You can estimate the general amount of dietary sugar in wines using the guidelines that we laid out in an earlier Q&A. But remember, your blood sugar level is dependent on a number of variables, like how often you eat, which foods you eat in combination, and how you react to particular foods, so talk to your doctor to find a plan that works for you.
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