Holy golden bubbles! Dubai launches "halal wine"
The sparkling champagne includes a 24-carat edible gold leaf. (Photo courtesy of Lootah Foods)
A new drink dubbed ‘halal wine’ – that includes a “24-carat edible gold leaf” – has been launched in Dubai.
Lootah Premium Foods says Lussory Gold is “an alcohol-removed halal sparkling wine” – and that the gold leaf “rises and falls in rhythm with the wine’s bubbles.”
The wine, from the vineyards of La Mancha, Spain, is “made in the exact same way as regular wine or champagne,” the food and drink firm said.
“Lussory is a 100 per cent halal product with 0.0 per cent alcohol content.”
And Tony Colley, General Manager of Lootah Premium Foods, insisted: “We have experienced great demand for first-class halal champagne from our consumers and clients, wishing to offer a premier experience at weddings, birthdays or corporate events.”
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