Starbucks Blesses Japan With Alcoholic Frappuccinos

March 29, 2016

What’s better than coffee blended with ice? Booze blended with ice

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks has been testing “Starbucks Evenings” —€” modified shops that serve beer, wine, and tapas-like plates after dark — for a few years in select markets. Now, the trial is taking a logical next step: alcoholic Frappuccinos. On Wednesday in Japan, the company will launch what are officially called “Wine Fragginos,” reports RocketNews24.

Instead of coffee, the Fraggino features blueberry wine from the town of Yoichicho. It’s blended with ice — just like a Frappuccino — and checks in at 900 yen, or about $8 U.S. Sadly,…