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In Austria and Germany used name for Perlwein (look there). Actually, this is misleading for the consumer, because such wines are mostly not "secco" (Italian for dry ). Also the association to the Prosecco (former grape variety, today territory - falsely often synonymous with sparkling wine) is confusing. See also a list of the different wine types below winemaking,

The well-known wine author Prof. dr. Hans-Jörg cook writes in the "Weinrecht commentary" on this subject the following: The indication "Secco", which is based on the Italian grape variety "Prosecco", has become common in German usage and is considered by the wine control as not misleading, although a likelihood of confusion according to speech and -clear and such products are not "dry" ("secco").

A detailed description of sparkling wine production is available at champagne, Complete sets of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as the wine regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,

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