WINE ALERGY AND SYMPTOMS
OF WINE ALERGIES
Sulfur dioxide which is also called sulfite is the major
stabilizer used in producing wines. Sulfur dioxide is the
naturally occurring compound which is easily found on many
growing plants like grapes, in its natural form. Adding of
sulfur dioxide to wines is in practice since the Roman times.
This chemical is said to possess powerful anti-bacterial
properties which helps averting growth of the organisms in the
It also restrains growth of yeast stopping wine from
converting to vinegar, providing extended shelf life besides
helping it produce composite savor of the aged wine. Sulfur
dioxide is said to trigger symptoms in some asthma patients.
Some more reactions are also noticed which include: headaches or
hives. In fact, sulfur dioxide is used in many other drinks,
fruit juices and dried fruits too.