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WiB is an online community of wine enthusiasts. Join us and you will be able to Add, rate and recommend wines and wineries; Send and receive wine recommendations; Manage your wine collection and Create a wishlist of wines you want to try.


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Member Announcements

  • Hi members:-)
    Can someone tell me, where I can buy wines from Starocel in Varna?

    07 Mar 2012 - Kai


  • We have (finally) added dessert and sparkling wines.

    07 May 2010 - demiro


  • New feature is added that allows you to add a website address in your profile. Now you can get some move visits for you blog or website.

    08 Jan 2010 - demiro


  • New "hi-tech" report for wines by price and search in the reading room and entities - now available.

    22 Apr 2009 - demiro


  • VINARIA 2009 is open from 18 till 21 of March. This is the International Exhibition of Vine-Growing and Wine Producing. We will be there. How about you?

    14 Mar 2009 - demiro


  • Don't miss our new Reading Room section in the main site menu.

    30 Jan 2009 - demiro

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Do all wines have Sulfites?
 From the Reading Room
Yes - Sulfites are a natural byproduct of the fermentation process. According to Professor Roger Boulton, Ph.D., University of California at Davis, even if no sulfur dioxide (SO2) is added to wine, fermenting yeasts will produce SO2 from the naturally occurring inorganic sulfates in all grape juices. Fermenting yeasts present on all grape skins generate naturally occurring sulfites in amounts ranging from 6 to 40 parts per million (ppm.) Thus, says Boulton, it is impossible for any wine to be completely free of sulfur dioxide.