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Wines Not Required to List Animal Byproducts. How to Check

Wines Not Required to List Animal Byproducts. How to Check

Winemakers and merchants overseas are increasing transparency on labels in an effort to help vegetarians and those with severe allergies find wines made without animal byproducts. What? Didn’t you know most vintners use albumen (egg whites), casein (milk proteins) and isinglass (fish bladders) to filter their wines? It’s a process known as fining, in which […]

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