Vegetarian (abstinence from meat and fish) vegan (complete rejection of all animal products, in extreme cases even honey) means the renunciation of aids or products of animal origin in winemaking. This affects that 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 can not be ruled out. Individual producers are responding to these increasing consumer needs in recent years and provide relevant information on the supplement label at. Not seldom meet Organic wines also the criteria for such wines.
The information "suitable for vegetarians" or "suitable for vegans" as well as a reference to the affiliation to a relevant association is permitted, but not "vegan wine" or "vegetarian wine". The prerequisite is the use of the above-mentioned animal products. However, it is not enough if there are no auxiliaries left in the final product, but these must not be used in the entire process. Since no proteins are used, such wines are also sensitive to it allergic friendly.
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