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Means in winemaking

Is there a natural, often as naturrein designated wine without any additives or aids? Hardly any question is so often answered wrong or many consumers is not clear that there is no wine that can be vinified completely without additives or excipients. Such a wine would be impaired, at least in color or taste, or in the worst case spoil in a short time and become inedible. Of course, there are wines that try to greatly reduce their use, but certain remedies are indispensable. For example, one comes without sulfur barely as the main antioxidant. Certain substances are prohibited (see also under flavoring and wine adulteration ).

Various substances are used to wine faults or to eliminate defects in the wine. Of course, only a limited number is used. This is also dependent on the grape state, the desired type of wine and the desired quality. The use of funds in the winemaking is strictly regulated in terms of substances and quantities within the EU, whereby for the vinification of organic wines (Ökoweinen) even stricter requirements apply. Regarding limits of hazardous Substances in wine, see below ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake, acceptable for daily use), for allergenic substances under allergy as well as regarding ingredients in the wine below total extract, The usual means or procedures:

Complete listings of the numerous vinification measures and cellar techniques, as well as the various wine-regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under the keyword winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,

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