Red wine extract

Q: Red wine grape extract is extracted with the remains of grapes (seeds, skin, etc.) after the fermentation process is completed of the wine. The remains of grapes are also dipped in fermentation solution... but the alcohol percentage in the extract is very small and according to some no alcohol. The alcohol is removed. is it impure or pure in skin toners or cosmetics?

This process of red wine extract is typically made from the skins and seeds of red grapes. The process involves crushing the grapes and fermenting the mixture to produce wine. After fermentation, the solid parts, including the skins and seeds, are separated from the liquid. The remaining solids are then dried and processed to create a concentrated red wine extract, which can be used for various purposes, including dietary supplements and skincare products. Is it pure or impure?

A: If the end product has gone through a complete metamorphosis i.e. it no longer has the intoxicating effects entirely then it is permissible.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)