Wine for Vegetarians and Vegans

In vegan food by James DealLeave a Comment

  Be careful what you buy, says the Observer’s wine writer – and try his six recommended bottles To a facarnivore like me, some wines seem explicitly designed to put off vegetarians. The syrahs of the northern Rhône, for example, often have a note of bacon fat, pinot noir from Burgundy frequently has a gamey edge and a whiff of the farmyard, and Argentinian malbec is often described simply as meaty. Apart from what might be their own revulsion, in many cases there’s nothing to stop a committed vegetarian drinking wines that taste, to use another wonderful wine term, “animal”. …