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bulk wine

vin en vrac (F)
bulk wine (GB)

Designation for a wine (also Fassware, French vin en vrac, English bulk), which is not in bottles bottled, but in larger containers to processors, bottler or wholesaler is sold or transported. However, the name refers not only to wine bottled, but also to wine stored in bulk tanks or transported by tanker. Such wines in smaller barrels or containers are often considered open wine or house wine (Schoppenwein) served or sold to the end user. Cask wines also often receive the attribute mass wine, which is equated with low quality or wines of simple cut. However, the tendency is also for these products to better quality. The trade fair World Bulk Wine Exhibition as a special event for open wines or Fassweine strives in this regard for image improvement. The bulk wines make up 40% of the world Weinhandels out. Another meaning has the barrel tasting That's the tasting of wines before the bottling, See also below barrel,

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