Low Sulfite Wines
Sulfites are a natural product of fermentation, so there's no such thing as 'zero sulfites' wine, but you can have zero added and lower sulfites wines. It has been added as a preservative since Roman times. Does it give you a headache? Not exactly, but it can affect a small number of people and a slightly higher proportion of asthmatics. There's more added sulfites in dried fruit (about 20 times more) than wine. However, in our experience, better wines tend to have fewer sulfites. There are fewer sins to cover up. Here is a selection of wines with significantly fewer added sulfites than most.