Leopard’s Leap Wine Launches De-Alcoholised Natura

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Leopard’s Leap Wine launches de-alcoholised Natura

‘Proper wine’, but with no alcohol in it. Impossible, right? Hold your horses there, buddy, and read this:

Leopard’s Leap is adding quality to life with Natura De-alcoholised is changing the game. Added bonus: it contains a tenth of the calories of real wine, and it’s vegan!

In line with the latest lifestyle trends, Leopard’s Leap Wines is excited to introduce a charming new addition to the Leopard’s Leap portfolio:

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Leopard’s leap Wine Natura de-alcoholised Classic Red and Classic White

Leopard’s Leap Natura De-alcoholised Classic White and Classic Red

This exciting couple gives wine lovers a delightful alternative for adding quality to life during those occasions or in those moments where alcohol can or should not be consumed. Versatile, health-conscious and delicious, Natura is ideal for a responsible, everyday quality lifestyle. Being de-alcoholised, the Natura is made from a traditional alcoholic wine from which the alcohol has been extracted to leave no more than 0.5% abv.

The Natura Classic White is a blend of Chenin Blanc and Muscat. Crisp and refreshing with tropical fruit flavours on the nose, the palate is juicy and beautifully integrated. Delightful on its own as an aperitif, it is also a lovely partner to delicate soups and all kinds of salads and seafood.

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cinsaut, the Natura Classic Red intrigues with ripe red berries and sweet spice on the nose while the palate follows through with a smooth mouthfeel and lingering aftertaste. Delightful on its own and an outstanding and versatile partner on the dinner table.

Sourced from cool climates, the grapes for Natura wines are harvested at optimum ripeness to ensure the finest varietal characteristics. Winemaking is gentle with the minimum intervention and only when the winemaker is content with the quality of the wine, the alcohol is removed via a spinning cone. Done under vacuum and at low temperatures, this process ensures the product retains its unique appeal. Continuing towards bottling and labelling, the de-alcoholised wine is treated as an ordinary wine and handled with the utmost care and attention.

Leopard‚Äôs Leap Natura De-alcoholised Classic Red and Classic white are versatile, health-conscious and delicious. Made for you ‚Äď for an everyday quality lifestyle.


A drink classified as low alcohol contains 1.2% alcohol by volume, or less. It is very important that the product’s abv is indicated on the label.

  1. Non-alcoholic

A non-alcoholic product is not derived from a fermented product from which alcohol has been removed. Non-alcoholic products have never contained any alcohol.

  1. Alcohol-free

The term alcohol-free applies to drinks where the initial alcohol has been extracted to be no more than 0.05% abv. The abv should be displayed on the label.

  1. De-alcoholised

De-alcoholised means that alcohol has been extracted from a traditional alcoholic beverage to leave no more than 0.5% abv. The abv should be displayed on the label. Leopard’s Leap Natura White and Natura Red fall in this category.


  1. Does Natura have fewer kilojoules than regular wine?
    An average white wine contains around 351 kJ per 100 ml. Natura Classic White contains 44 kJ / 100 ml. An average red wine contains 364 kJ / 100 ml, Natura Classic Red contains 30 kJ / 100 ml.
  2. Is Natura vegan?

Yes, no animal by-products are used in the making of Natura.

  1. Where can you sell Natura?

According to South African Liquor Law, any product with less than 1% alcohol is not categorised as alcohol. With a maximum alcohol of 0.5%, no liquor licence is required to sell Natura.

  1. Is Natura safe to consume while pregnant?

The consumption of any alcohol during pregnancy is discouraged and Natura does contain the very small percentage of 0.5% alcohol. However, in the case where a pregnant woman is allowed controlled amounts of alcohol, Natura could be a safe option.

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                Click here for a video of how Natura is made.


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