The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.493 Keywords • 49.911 Synonyms • 5.295 Translations • 7.929 Pronunciations • 144.742 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


According to the EU Spirits Regulation, an alcoholic beverage intended for human consumption is special sensory Features and about one alcohol content of at least 15% vol. Exceptions are eggnog and Advokaat with 14% vol. The production takes place differently depending on the category of spirit either directly distillation from naturally fermented products and / or by maceration (Maceration) of vegetable substances in ethyl alcohol ( ethanol ) and / or in distillates. The preparation can also be done by mixing a spirit drink with another spirit, ethyl alcohol, other alcoholic beverages or drinks. All alcoholic ingredients must be of agricultural origin.

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Privacy Notice:

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.