Vegan Wines Online

Grape vine

Grape vine

Sitting down with a nice glass of wine at the end of a long, hard day can be an excellent way to unwind, but unfortunately, trying to find a wine that is suitable for vegetarians can be a difficult and stressful experience.

Luckily, new company Vegan Wines Online aims to make the whole process much easier. The site is dedicated to stocking wines that are free from animal products, and also aims to provide useful information for vegetarian and vegan wine consumers.

Nigel Oldham said he was shocked by the lack of vegan wines available. “We were inspired to set up the site when we realised just how poorly the vegan community is served,” he said.

He added many vegans did not realise wine contained animal products. “Most people think wine is fermented grape juice and they are horrified when they realise the majority of bottles contain ingredients such as gelatin, fish guts and egg whites,” he said.

The site stocks about 100 wines, which are vegan, organic and low in sulphur. For more information, visit Vegan Wines Online or follow @VeganWines.

Related posts: Vegetarian wines, Vegetarian ciders.

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2 thoughts on “Vegan Wines Online

  1. The lack of vegan wine is why I used to make my own vegan wine back when I was a vegan a few years back. I am now a vegetarian, but I eat vegan about 90% of the time. I’m glad someone is doing something to make it easier to find vegan wine, even though I adhere to strict teetotalism these days. Cheers!

  2. I’m not a wine drinker but I know vegans who are and it’s so hard to figure out whether wine is vegan friendly or not when shopping in non-specialty stores and even in wine stores there’s barely any so this is great, thanks for posting!

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