30 Jun '11, 1pm

Vegan Wine Making Gains With Consumers

Vegan Wine Making Gains With Consumers

Before you take a swig of that delicious Chardonnay to go along with your yummy Savory Vegetable Pot Pie , ask yourself: was this wine made in part with the swim bladder of a fish? Yea, I had no idea that most wines are “clarified” or “fined” – a process that, according to Voxy , removes “bitterness or other unwanted components from the young wine, using milk, egg whites or fish products.” As a result, those not interested in making animal products a part of their diet may unknowingly be consuming some of the leftover fining agents. “Our driving philosophy has always been to let the grapes speak, with as little interference as possible, Daniel Schwarzenbach, owner of Blackenbrook winery in New Zealand told the site. ”We are able to produce vegan wine because of the design of the gravity-fed winery and the processes we use.” “Vegan wines are quite often of a higher standard...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/06/30/vegan-wine-making-gain...

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