Vegan Wine

Getting Cozy With
Vegan Wine
Wine is made from grapes and yeast. So it’s vegan, right? The answer, surprisingly, is not necessarily. Several vinification techniques that have long been used to produce wine of the quality and stability that consumers expect actually incorporate animal by-products. So if you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, it’s actually quite important to know what’s going into your bottle of wine. Consider this your guide. The technique of fining ...more

2016 Salient Chardonnay

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3.9

“Vibrant, Round, Elegant”

Retail: $34.99Members: $27

2017 Restless Earth Cabernet Sauvignon

 
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“Jammy, Bold, Flavorful”

Retail: $22.99Members: $18

2017 Funk Zone Red Blend

 
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“Perfumed, Textured, Geeky”

Retail: $24.99Members: $19

2016 Rosa Obscura Red Blend

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3.9

“Ripe Fruit, Velvety, Luscious”

Retail: $16.99Members: $13

2017 Diviner Sauvignon Blanc

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3.8

“Citrus, Crisp, Aromatic”

Retail: $25.99Members: $20

2017 Capuchon Carignane

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3.7

“Brambly, Textured, Organic”

Retail: $34.99Members: $27

2017 Field Theory Touriga Nacional

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3.9

“Fruit Forward, Velvety, Textured”

Retail: $37.99Members: $29

2018 Mercana Malbec

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3.7

“Fruit Forward, Round, Food Friendly”

Retail: $18.99Members: $15

2017 Finke's Sparkling White Blend

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3.8

“Bright, Bubbly, Crisp”

Retail: $20.99Members: $13

2018 Alma Libre Pinot Noir

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3.7

“Red Fruit, Easy Drinking, Crowd Pleaser”

Retail: $16.99Members: $13

2016 Baseline Chardonnay

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4.1

“Bright, Lean, Barrel Fermented”

Retail: $48.99Members: $38

2017 Yé-Yé Monastrell

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3.9

“Complex, Robust, Savoury”

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2016 Baseline Syrah

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4.1

“Complex, Textured, Food Friendly”

Retail: $50.99Members: $40

2017 Summer Water Rosé

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4

“Vibrant, Easy Drinking, Crisp”

Retail: $22.99Members: $18

2016 Field Theory Mourvèdre

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4.1

“Brambly, Textured, Rustic”

Retail: $48.99Members: $38

2016 Field Theory Cabernet Pfeffer

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4.2

“Bright, Robust, Luscious”

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2017 Field Theory Aglianico

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3.6

“Bright, Lean, Savoury”

Retail: $37.99Members: $29

2017 Endgame Chardonnay

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3.9

“Complex, Elegant, Barrel Fermented”

Retail: $36.99Members: $28

2017 Au-Delà Semillon

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2.7

“Rich, Round, Sweet”

Retail: $28.99Members: $22

2017 Au-Delà Tocai Friulano

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3.5

“Bright, Refreshing, Geeky”

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2017 Endgame Pinot Noir

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4.1

“Earthy, Elegant, Premium”

Retail: $41.99Members: $32

2017 Porter & Plot® Cabernet Sauvignon

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4.2

“Dark Fruit, Bold, Organic”

Retail: $45.99Members: $35

2017 Kin & Country Primitivo

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3.8

“Red Fruit, Punchy, Food Friendly”

Retail: $21.99Members: $17

2017 The Independent Chardonnay

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3.9

“Complex, Full, Food Friendly”

Retail: $37.99Members: $29

2017 Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir

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4.1

“Red Fruit, Round, Classic”

Retail: $22.99Members: $18

2017 Finke's Sparkling Chenin Blanc

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4

“Bright, Bubbly, Fun”

Retail: $22.99Members: $18

2017 Field Theory Semillon

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3.6

“Stone Fruit, Structured, Unique”

Retail: $36.99Members: $28

2016 Selected Works Pinot Noir

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4

“Complex, Elegant, Single Vineyard”

Retail: $45.99Members: $35

NV Eplevin Hopped Cider

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3.5

“Aromatic, Tart, Hoppy”

Retail: $20.99Members: $16

2016 Brethren of the Road Grenache

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3.8

“Earthy, Lean, Barrel Aged”

Retail: $38.99Members: $24

Keep Reading About
Vegan Wine

There are five major fining agents. Bentonite is a type of clay that is effective in absorbing the proteins that can cause a wine to be cloudy. Since it’s an inorganic chemical, it is safe for vegans and vegetarians alike. Organic compounds such as casein (from milk) and egg whites have also traditionally been used as fining agents. Though all these agents are eventually filtered out of the wine, there ...more