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NIV approves the dealcoholization of wine as a legal oenological practice


Mar 25, 2024

The National Institute of Viticulture (NIV) has published Resolution 5/2024, which sets new standards for the dealcoholization of wine. The adopted articles require that only equipments authorized by the NIV may be used to carry out the practice of dealcoholization, and set the maximum decrease in alcoholic content (20%) and specific labelling requirements.

The correction of the ethanol content of wine up to a maximum of 20% is approved as a lawful oenological practice. The product obtained by this practice shall keep its Legal Denomination according to the regulations in force.

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