International Code of Oenological Practices

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Dried grapes

I.1.2 Dried grapes

Ripe fruit of the vine brought, once separated from the plant and using treatments and authorised processes, to a state of dehydration or desiccation such that it can neither be crushed by normal winery procedures, nor undergo spontaneous fermentation; destined, by its characteristics, to food use to the exclusion of use for the production of wine and grape juice, and produced from special vine varieties or vine varieties cultivated for this purpose.