Alcohol on the Label

Harvey Steiman
Issue: April 30, 2012

Legally, every wine label must state the alcohol content of the wine in the bottle. Usually you can find the percentage in fine print at the side or bottom of the label. But how much does the number really tell us? Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 27, 2012.

To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!


Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of WineSpectator.com

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories