Category Archives: Wine Additives

Which wine has the lowest sugar content?


Are you worried about the calories in red wine? Or the number of calories in wine in general? The rise of the anti-sugar movement over the last few years hasn’t just impacted the food industry, it’s made its way into wine as well. With so many of us following low sugar diets or omitting it […]

What’s the difference between filtered and unfiltered wines?


During a recent isolation wine tasting with Elliot Awin, one of the questions that was asked was:  ‘What’s the difference between filtered and unfiltered wines?’ And we thought we’d pick this thread up and run with it.  Wine is a liquid in limbo – a step on the slippery slope that runs from grape juice […]

What do you know about wine additives?

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Do you know about these common (and not so common) wine additives? Winemaking, in theory, is such an easy process – you pick grapes, crush them and let the naturally present yeast work its magic. Using the sugar from the grapes, the yeast turns the resulting liquid from grape juice into wine.  But life isn’t […]