You can enjoy French wine without the after-effects...

Non-alcoholic wines are enjoying new popularity as people cut down their alcohol intake.

As a result, the 0% alcohol choices are ever-increasing. Labels state Alcohol By Volume (ABV) to help consumers make informed choices, and in the EU the ABV only has to be marked on drinks containing more than 1.2% alcohol.

Officially, ‘vin sans alcool’ is made from de-alcoholised table wine; ‘appellation controlée’ wines cannot be used.

EU regulations mean that anything called ‘wine’ must contain at least 8.5% or 9% alcohol (depending on the grapes used) and that once the alcohol content has been reduced by more than 2%, it can no longer be sold as ‘wine’, it has to be sold ...

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