Apple Cider Vinegar and Grape Antioxidant Drink

As many of you know I’m huge fan of apple cider vinegar (ACV). I use it in a lot of my recipes and I drink it on the daily. If you’re new and wondering what the heck I’m talking about do yourself a favor and check out this post dedicated to the health benefits of apple cider vinegar. It’s an oldie but goodie and definitely worth the read.

I’m always looking for new ways to get in my daily dose of ACV. One of my favorite concoctions is the Daily Apple Pie ACV Drink I posted about over a year ago, but drinking that day in and day out can get a bit monotonous so I’m really excited about this new little creation that combines antioxidant rich concord grape juice and apple cider vinegar.

Mason jar with a purple liquid and a white and red striped straw sitting on a white towel.

I got the idea for this recipe from the Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Drink with concord grape and acai. I’d seen the drink at our local health food store but never purchased it until Emma of Be Mom Strong introduced me to it during a blogger meet-up. Thanks Emma. I’m now addicted to this drink as well! 🙂

Mason jar with purple liquid and red and white striped straw sitting on a white towel.

The Bragg’s ACV drinks are over $3 a pop (a.k.a not cheap) so I quickly I figured out how to make a homemade version that tastes just as good and costs way less. Once you spend a little bit of money buying a jug of Bragg’s apple cider vinegar, a bottle of organic 100% Concord grape juice, and liquid stevia you can make a ton of these drinks for a fraction of the cost.

My ingredient list for the drink is a tad different than the ingredients in the bottle because I used only grape juice instead of a combo of grape and acai juice. The reason I cut out the acai juice is because it’s really pricey and the grape juice has plenty of antioxidant power on it’s own.

Another difference is that my acai-less version has a bit more tang to it. Maybe it has more apple vinegar or less stevia? Either way, Isaac and I both think my version is better than the original. We’re not biased at all. 😉

Mason jar with purple liquid sitting on a white towel. Jar of apple cider vinegar out of focus in the back of the image.

This recipe is perfect for folks that are new to apple cider vinegar because it does have the grape juice and stevia, which makes it more palatable than just apple cider vinegar diluted in water. It’s also great for all the apple cider vinegar lovers, like myself, that are looking for a new recipes to shake things up a little.

After reading I Quit Sugar I’ve been more aware of my sugar intake, so I have to bring up the fact that the Concord grape juice does add a little sugar to the drink. That said, it also adds a powerful antioxidant punch — concord grapes have one of the highest antioxidant scores among fruit and they’re also high in several different types of polyphenols (the same antioxidants found in wine, tea and chocolate). They protect against heart disease and also prevent cellular and organ damage caused by free radicals. So yeah, the nutrients found in Concord grape juice (and other fruits) make them a good choice as long as you’re not overdoing it.

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Super Antioxidant Grape and Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink


I got the idea for this recipe from the Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Drink with concord grape and decided to make my own version! Makes 2 – 8 oz. servings.


  • 1/4 cup Organic Concord grape juice (not from concentrate) – I used
  • R.W Knudsen Just Concord
  • 3 Tablespoons Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1213 ounces of filtered, cold water
  • 67 drops of liquid stevia (or more, if needed)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cup and stir or shake to combine.
  2. Taste and add more stevia if necessary.
  3. Serve chilled or over ice.


  • Serving Size: 8 oz.
  • Calories: 20
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
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    1. Andrea
      April 29, 2021 AT 9:36 pm

      Do you drink both 8 ounce servings in one day?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 30, 2021 AT 1:16 pm

        I’ll normally drink 8 ounces per day!

    2. Marcie Hanson
      January 23, 2021 AT 4:29 pm

      What are the health benifits to this concoction?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        January 24, 2021 AT 8:29 pm

        Hey Marcie – I link to my blog post talking all about the benefits of ACV, which you can read here and then I note that the grape juice adds a powerful antioxidant punch — concord grapes have one of the highest antioxidant scores among fruit and they’re also high in several different types of polyphenols (the same antioxidants found in wine, tea and chocolate). They protect against heart disease and also prevent cellular and organ damage caused by free radicals.

    3. Debora
      May 27, 2020 AT 3:54 pm

      Hello, would maple syrup or honey add a good flavor instead of the stevia?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 2, 2020 AT 6:16 pm

        Hey Debora – I think either would work just fine! 🙂

    4. Sarah
      February 18, 2020 AT 3:54 pm

      How long would this keep in the fridge after combining? Wondering if safe for children and how much?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        February 19, 2020 AT 2:25 pm

        Hey Sarah – it should last about 3 days in the fridge. I don’t know of any negative side effects of ACV on children, but I would talk to your doctor to confirm!

    5. Lisa
      December 3, 2018 AT 4:43 pm

      Just what i was looking for! I used less stevia and a little bit more grape juice. My kids love it.

    6. Tamara
      July 28, 2018 AT 7:54 am

      What brand of stevia do you use? Is any one brand better than another?

    7. Doug
      June 3, 2017 AT 9:45 am

      How many times of day do you drink this

    8. Minnie Fedd
      May 15, 2017 AT 9:25 am

      Thank you for posting the recipe because I’ve been buying it and yes it’s costly.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        May 15, 2017 AT 11:32 am

        So glad you’ll be able to make it at home now!

    9. Karla
      September 12, 2016 AT 9:48 pm

      How often daily do you drink this and when?

    10. Kara
      August 31, 2016 AT 6:50 pm

      This looks great! Do you know if all of the health properties stay in tact if this is pre-mixed in a large glass container a week at a time?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 1, 2016 AT 12:42 pm

        Hi Kara. I think they should considering apple cider vinegar is shelf-stable and lasts a long time.

        1. Kara
          September 5, 2016 AT 7:25 pm

          Thanks so much! I am hoping that mixing the other items with it doesn’t change that. It’s so yummy!

    11. krisie
      April 25, 2015 AT 3:56 pm

      I just tried this and it tastes so good… I will be saving lots of money now that I’ve found this recipe. Thank you so much for sharing! 🙂

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 26, 2015 AT 12:31 pm

        Yay! Thanks for trying the recipe, Krisie. Enjoy.

    12. bemomstrong
      April 16, 2015 AT 7:41 pm

      I just googled recipes using ACV and I’m finally reading this! Thanks for the shout out and let’s please have a home made ACV together some time!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 17, 2015 AT 8:44 am

        No way! I thought for sure you saw it back when I posted it. 🙂

    13. Katy
      October 21, 2014 AT 8:59 pm

      Three weeks ago I used my food strainer to strain homegrown grapes into juice, intending to make jelly. Then my hubby got sick and I abandoned the project. I left the juice in 6 half=gallon masonjars in my refrigerator. Hubby is better now and I am wondering if it is safe to use the juice to make jelly, or wine vinegar, or anything… (The grapes are fox grapes)

    14. Treena
      October 2, 2014 AT 4:29 pm

      have you ever made a week’s worth? if so, can you please post a recipe of it. This sounds delish 🙂

    15. Katie @ 24 Carrot Life
      April 24, 2014 AT 9:42 pm

      I make an ACV detox drink using powdered drink mixes for flavor (the recipe is on my blog) but never thought to add fruit juice. I think pomegranate juice would be another good idea to increase the antioxidants. I can’t wait to try this!

    16. elizabeth e
      April 23, 2014 AT 9:27 am

      I made this today, and I don’t know what I was expecting, but it was delicious! almost like kombucha, without the fizzes. I’ve read a ton about the benefits of ACV (a fair amount of it here), and so I figured #yolo. This was a great gateway.

    17. Jacqueline Jones
      April 21, 2014 AT 9:58 am

      I just finished 3 weeks of detox program however I still want to continue eating healthy, this will be a great addition to my diet. Thank you for sharing.

    18. Fawn @ Cowen Park Kitchen
      April 17, 2014 AT 8:10 pm

      You know, I used to only be able to drink ACV with honey or other sweeteners, but now I can do without! In fact, I like the flavor better without.

      1. Lea
        April 22, 2014 AT 3:26 pm

        Same here. I used to use the apple juice and cinnamon and vanilla and honey (instead of stevia) recipe, but I’ve found that with the grape juice, I don’t need another sweetener. I just have to be careful not to overdo it, or my stomach will get too acidic after a while.

    19. Sarah
      April 17, 2014 AT 5:50 pm

      This is pretty much exactly what I drink every time I hear the stomach flu is going around! Must work because I haven’t caught it yet!

    20. Beth @ Tasty Yummies
      April 17, 2014 AT 4:22 pm

      I love this. I cannot wait to try it. I used to juice my own concord grapes when we lived in New York. Soooo amazing!!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 17, 2014 AT 9:22 pm

        Ahh, that’s so cool!

    21. Kathy
      April 17, 2014 AT 3:59 pm

      I love grape juice, may try this. Currently I use a combo of ACV, Unsweet Cranberry Juice, B12, water & lemon juice. And I add some liquid stevia too, but hubs drinks it straight.

    22. Camille @ Challenge Mantra
      April 17, 2014 AT 1:01 am

      I’m hugely into kombucha but I’ve never tried an apple cider vinegar before. It actually sounds like something I’d be into.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 17, 2014 AT 9:12 pm

        If you like kombucha, you should try apple cider vinegar. It’s a bit stronger than kombucha but still has the same vinegary taste. 🙂

    23. Eliza
      April 16, 2014 AT 12:37 pm

      This looks delicious, I love ACV drinks! My go-to is 2tbs ACV, 1 large handful of forzen mixed berries, a little ice and water. The berries are delicious to eat with a spoon out of the glass and it adds flavor to the water!

    24. Lauren @ The Bikini Experiment
      April 16, 2014 AT 12:32 pm

      This looks really good! I use ACV all the time too.

    25. Hailey Miller
      April 16, 2014 AT 11:26 am

      Love me some ACV! It’s so good for you and will kick a cold in no time 🙂

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