A new 'low' alcohol wine from Spain
3 Aug 2007 by Julia Harding MW
The use of the spinning cone to reduce alcohol in wine by about 1% abv is not uncommon, particularly in California, but it is discussed only behind the winery doors (see How to make wines a little bit weaker ). But when it comes to a much more drastic reduction - from say 14% down to 8% - there’s not much point trying to keep it quiet. Why indeed would you want to be coy about one of your product’s key selling points? The closely related producers and promoters of Sovio , an 8% semi-sparkling Spanish wine available in pink or white and currently on trial in a small number of pubs, clubs and bars in the south of...

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