Tag Archives: Sulfur

• Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

The deal with sulfites in wine. Those little words “Contains Sulfites” on the bottom of a label often stir up concern. What’s even more confusing is that the US is one of the only countries (along with Australia) that require bottles be labeled. So what gives? How much sulfites are in wine and how do […]

• Non-sulphur wines ‘a reality’ with natural preservative

Non-sulphur wines ‘a reality’ with natural preservative

Integrapes, a company in Italy, is currently testing an anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial preservative derived from grape pips that it claims is as effective as sulphur. Furthermore, the wine is supposed to retain more of its natural aromas, particularly the more delicate floral aromas that sulphur can cover. Derived from the polyphenols found naturally in grape […]