Organic Wine

Organic wine is wine made from grapes grown in accordance with principles of organic farming, which typically excludes the use of artificial chemical fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.The consumption of organic wine grew at a rate of 3.7 percent over the year ending September 19, 2009, out-pacing growth in the consumption of non-organic wine which grew 2% during a similar period. There are an estimated 1500-2000 organic wine producers globally, including negociant labels, with more than 885 of these organic domaines in France alone.The legal definition of organic wine varies from country to country.
Posts about Organic Wine
    • ZIOBAFFA: A Wine Inspired by Surfing!

      ZIOBAFFA: A Wine Inspired by Surfing! Sun, Surf, and Wine! Italy has quite the surfing culture, did you know? When I heard the story behind this Italian wine I was amazed and intrigued that these wines are inspired by the surf culture in Italy. Filmmaker Jason Baffa has traveled the globe with his friends and a film-camera.

      Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City - 10 readers -
    • Jan. 10 LCBO Wine Picks: Smart Buys

      The new year is upon us and, as such, we have the annual "Smart Buys" release from VINTAGES that arrives on LCBO shelves this Saturday, January 10th. The magazine is quite noticeably lighter than the massive releases we had in November and December leading up to the busy holiday season. The secondary mini-feature in this VINTAGES release highlights a few Scotches to salute Robbie Burns Day (Jan.

      Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviewsin Syrah- 8 readers -
  • RIP Volker Eisele, Organic Napa Winemaker

    … From The Press Democrat: Volker Eisele, the outspoken architect of a landmark farmland protection policy in Napa County that became widely emulated as a model for staunching unwanted development, died Friday at his ranch home near St. Helena from complications related to a stroke. He was 77. The German-born Eisele was an organic wine grape…

    Organic Wine Journal- 6 readers -
  • SOME NEW WINES TASTED THIS MONTH --

    … value for the price, especially as this is a half-litre. 11% ABV. Hungarian Gold Medalist. Quality/price rating 94 points by Dean Tudor. 5.Southbrook Triomphe Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 VQA NOTL, $22.95, +193573 Vintages Essentials (also available at Marks and Spencer UK for 15.99 pounds): organic wine also certified as biodynamic by Demeter. Intense…

    Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine- 4 readers -
  • In Spain, at the Ecosostenible Wine conference

    … I am in Vilafranca del Penedes in Spain, at the fourth Ecosostenible Wine conference, where I have been a participant. It’s a technical conference examining organic wine production, sustainability and climate change. The discussions today were wide-ranging, covering aspects such as replacing copper in organic viticulture, life cycle…

    jamie goode's wine blog- 1 readers -
  • A barrel of…questions

    … a wonderful wine — so good that the Food and Wine magazine’s Italian wing declared it the best Sangiovese in Italy last fall. Better than Sangiovese from the Chianti regions. It’s made with organic grapes, and we’ll be getting the certification paperwork for future orders so we can label it that way. It’s a big wine, and that means you need pretty…

    Vine Art ... from the palate of first vine wine online- 1 readers -
  • Bio & The Heavy D: Qupe’s Biodynamic Grenache

    … There are a variety of different types of farmers, like grape growers, including (broadly speaking) those who work with the soil and those who work with chemicals with the soil. Biodynamic farming and winemaking, actually beyond organic, is a confusing subject for a lot of consumers, and even some winemakers I know are vehemently opposed…

    Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundz- 2 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For November 3, 2014

    … So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and easily-digestible reviews of currently available wines. Below…

    1 Wine Dude- 5 readers -
  • A 15th Century Italian Feast With Organic Wines

    … Last weekend in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, historical supper club Edible History hosted a 15th Century Italian feast featuring organic wine pairings for each course. When recreating meals from the past, finding the right wines can be tricky. Since the biodynamic process is the most similar to the way wine would have been produced in the Middle Ages…

    Organic Wine Journal- 4 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 20, 2014

    … So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and easily-digestible reviews of currently available wines. Below…

    1 Wine Dude- 5 readers -
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