Wine-legal name in Austria for products made using wine-growing products (low alcohol or dealcoholized wine. Wine. sparkling wine. Perlwein. Fortified ) and possibly with the addition of carbon dioxide were produced and in the finished product have a share of viticultural products in the finished product of at least 50%. The term for wine-based drinks is an existing one alcohol content of at least 7% vol "wine-based drink" and less than 7% vol. "wine-based cocktail ". Instead of "wine-based drink", the name can also be used injected, G'spritzter or splashes can be used.
Wine-containing beverages or cocktails may only be placed on the market under this name if 1. only viticulture products were used as raw materials, 2. one fermentation of the wine-based drink has not taken place, 3. only the raw materials sugar. grape. concentrated grape must. grape juice and concentrated grape juice as well water ( Mineral water or drinking water), provided that this additive does not change the properties of the drink, and 4. only such oenological processes and treatments are used and substances (except flavors ) were added, which are within the meaning of the legislation of the EU For the production of flavored drinks are provided.
The label Wine mixed drink applies to products with a share of viticultural products in the finished product of at least 15% to a maximum of 50%. The label wine-like drinks applies to products that are not made from grapes such as B. fruit wines were manufactured. See also under special wines,