Homemade Grape Soda

With Red Vines® Candy

homemade grape soda with red vines candy straws


Serves 3


  • 1 pound concord or thomcord grapes

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup water

01. Combine Grapes, Sugar and Water

Combine the grapes, sugar and water in a large skillet.

Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, until the grapes have softened and broken down. Use a large spoon to smash the grapes against the side of the skillet. Remove from heat.

melting grapes with skillet on stovetop

02. Collect Juice Concentrate

Place a fine mesh strainer over a bowl. Pour the grapes through the strainer to collect the grape juice concentrate. Press down with a spoon to extract as much liquid as possible from the grapes. Discard the grapes and set the concentrate aside to cool. You should be left with about 6 ounces total.

extract liquid from grapes

03. Pour Grape Juice and Insert Red Vines Grape Twist

Fill a glass with ice. Pour 2 ounces of grape juice concentrate into the glass and top off with sparkling water or club soda. Insert a Red Vines Grape Twist into the glass, stir, and enjoy.

Store leftover grape juice concentrate in the fridge.

filling glasses with grape Juice

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