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Sulfites in Wine: Myths, Facts, and What You Need to Know

What Are Sulfites in Wine? Sulfites, chemically known as sulfur dioxide (SO2), act as preservatives in the winemaking process. They’re essential for preventing wine from spoiling by inhibiting bacterial growth and minimizing oxidation. Sulfites help maintain the intended flavor, aroma,…

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