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CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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WINE; OTHER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; PREPARATION THEREOF (beer C12C)
WARNING
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The following IPC groups are not used in the CPC system. Subject matter covered by these groups is classified in the following CPC groups:
C12G1/022 covered by C12G 1/0203 C12G1/024 " " C12G 1/0209 C12G1/026 " " C12G 1/02
C12G1/028 " " C12G 1/0213 C12G1/032 " " C12G 1/0216
C12G1/036 " " C12G 1/0206 C12G1/067 " " C12G 1/06 C12G1/073 " " C12G 1/06, C12G 1/064 C12G1/09 " " C12G 1/08
C12G1/10 " " C12G 1/0203, C12H 1/10, C12G1/18 C12G1/12 " " C12H
C12G3/07 " " C12G 3/065
C12G3/14 " " C12G 3/105

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Preparation of wine or sparkling wine
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Methods or means to load or unload, to weigh or to sample the vintage; Replenishing; Separation of the liquids from the solids before or after fermentation
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Preparation of must from grapes; Must treatment and fermentation
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by microbiological or enzymatic treatment
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using a home wine making vessel
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in a horizontal or rotatably mounted vessel (C12G 1/0206 takes precedence)
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with thermal treatment of the vintage (C12G 1/0206 takes precedence)
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with recirculation of the must for pomage extraction
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Sulfiting the must; Desulfiting
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Preparation of sparkling wine, e.g. champagne; Impregnating wine with carbon dioxide
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Agitation, centrifugation, or vibration of bottles
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using enclosed yeast
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Removal of yeast ("degorgeage")
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Preparation of other alcoholic beverages
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solid or pasty alcoholic beverage-forming compositions
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by straight fermentation
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Low alcoholic beverages (produced by after-treatment of fermented solutions C12G 3/08)
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by mixing, e.g. liqueurs
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with flavouring ingredients
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Flavouring with wood or wood extract; Pretreatment of the wood used therefor
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by other methods for varying the composition of fermented solutions, e.g. by reducing the alcohol content
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using membranes, e.g. by ultra filtration, by dialysis, by osmosis, by inverse osmosis, by electrodialysis
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Increasing the alcohol content
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by refrigeration and separation of the crystals formed
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by distillation
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C12G 2200/00
Special features
C12G 2200/05
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Use of particular microorganisms in the preparation of wine
C12G 2200/11
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Use of genetically modified microorganisms in the preparation of wine
C12G 2200/15
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Use of particular enzymes in the preparation of wine
C12G 2200/21
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Wine additives, e.g. flavouring or colouring agents
C12G 2200/25
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Preparation of wine or sparkling wine in vessels with movable equipment for mixing the content
C12G 2200/31
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Wine making devices having compact design or adapted for home use
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013