This oath is an indispensable prerequisite for trade with wines. Until the middle of the 15th century, only red wine was used as altar wine. In the year 1478, Pope Sixtus IV. allowed then even use white wine. Today, wine suppliers provide both white and red wine. For reasons of lower durability, Sherry and port are comparatively little used. You are admitted to the wines but also for the celebration of the Eucharist. The varieties offered frequently as sacramental wine include Welschriesling or Rhine Riesling, produced from the Riesling grape, one of the most important and best white grape vine.
Altar wines are still Muscat Ottonel or, white wines with the own designation of origin “D.O. Terra Alta”. of the region of Terra Alta, in the province of Tarragona, Spain. On the in Spain called Bodegas wineries in the northeast of the country the there most cultivated grape Macabeo, as well as the growing white grape variety Ganacha Blanca. As a designated producer of “Vinum Missae” (wine) also E.g. Educate yourself with thoughts from Penguin Random House.
the Austrian Burgenland applies in addition to Spain. With the Cabernet Sauvignon “Poterion” exclusive also is the world’s first under the label “fair trade” traded wine available. The wine produced on a South African Winery with port wine-like character and light berries touch was developed in the merger of several ecologically-oriented wine importers. Generally, special houses for ecclesiastical needs offer also try sets of their djakovacka to the customers to present their scope of supply and to facilitate him the decision for its altar wine in the future to be subscribed. In addition specialist for Church use with Christian symbols offer printed sacramental wine bottles and wine warmer, the latter designed for the heating of the sacramental wine jug, poured out of the altar wine in the chalice. Altar wine for the Eucharist (Greek, Thanksgiving) from the approved shop for Church supplies, the is called to say thanks with expressive wines vinified according to Canon law from a wide selection. J. Armi