Vegetarian (no meat and fish) vegan (complete rejection of all animal products; in extreme cases even honey) means no tools or products of animal origin in winemaking. This is affected beautiful and stabilize with eiweißhältigen Means like albumin, Egg white or casein (vegan) or by means of gelatin and isinglass (vegetarian). Although these substances are only used for treatment, residues in the wine cannot be excluded. Individual producers have responded to these increasing consumer needs in recent years and provide appropriate information in the addition label on. Not infrequently meet Organic wines also the criteria for such wines.
The information "suitable for vegetarians" or "suitable for vegans" as well as an indication of belonging to a relevant association is permissible, but not "vegan wine" or "vegetarian wine". The prerequisite is the use of the animal products listed above. However, it is not enough if there are no auxiliary substances in the end product wine, but these must not be used in the entire process. Since no protein substances are used, such wines are also sensitive to them allergic friendly.
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