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What Makes a Wine Vegan and Why It's Important

When I heard someone say “and our wines are vegan” I immediately asked, “well what could possibly be in a bottle of wine that makes it NOT vegan-friendly?” Whoa. I was sorry I asked. And then truly glad I knew. Apparently animal-based fining agents can be used in the clarification process of winemaking. What does all this mean? So glad you asked…I did too, not long ago.

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Differences Between Organic Grapes, Organic Wines and Biodynamic Wines

When I started to look into Scout & Cellar from a buyer's perspective I was intrigued with the term “clean-crafted” wine, and the list of things it DIDN’T contain. I immediately freaked out. Really. Let’s be honest (and if you’ve met me you already know), I like my wine. I really like my wine. Specifically, Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand. And you know what? I haven’t touched a drop of that since learning what I now know.

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I've Joined the Clean-Crafted Wine Movement! 🥂

I did a thing. I've joined the 'clean-crafted' wine movement. Cos I love this thing called wine, but it was wrecking havoc on my skin. And sharing is caring. So, here's the skinny...

Scout & Cellar is a wine company started by Sarah Shadonix, an attorney-turned-sommelier committed to sourcing additive-free, chemical-free, totally delicious wine from around the world.

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