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
    • 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, it was a natural fit for the meal.

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    • 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.

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    • 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 to it.

      Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundz- 2 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…

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  • A barrel of…questions

    … in the oak-aged wines — that make this direct comparison impossible. So instead I’ll just put our most elegant oak-aged wine out there, the Tuscanio Rosso 2009 from Società Agricola Bulichella in the Maremma in Tuscany ($35). It’s 100% Sangiovese, from the best vines on the property, aged 18 months in oak then a year in the bottle before release. Truly…

    Vine Art ... from the palate of first vine wine online- 1 readers -
  • A Field Guide to Prosecco’s Many Faces

    Prosecco sales here in the U.S. are surging — up 34% in the first half of 2014 according to one report. At 1.27 million cases, the U.S. is now the #3 export market for Prosecco trailing only the UK and Germany. Quantity is one thing, but quality is often something else entirely. Last week’s column talked about Prosecco’s upmarket move and the premiumization pyramid that lies a ...

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  • 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…

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  • 3 New Releases from Paul Dolan Vineyards

    … has a rich wine history and if you’re looking to expand your palate, this is the first place I would recommend you start. Paul Dolan Vineyards 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Mendocino County Vineyards: 100% Potter Valley, Mendocino County Aging: 100% stainless steel fermented and aged Alcohol: 13.5% Certified Organic by C.C.O.F. This wine is an almost…

    Weekly Wine Journalin Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
  • Bar Prima: Upper East Side

    …. The Mushroom Bruschetta over fresh baked bread is outstanding, while the Apple and Walnut one is perfect for fall. Prosciutto, fresh Mustard, and Olives are also available here and are a must try with the wines. If you’re confused or overwhelmed, do not worry because the knowledgeable and friendly staff will surely help you and your palate navigate…

    Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City - 2 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 6, 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…

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  • Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For September 29, 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…

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