Tag Archives: Organic wine

• A Guide To The Most Eco-Friendly Wines

A Guide To The Most Eco-Friendly Wines

From Earth911’s Alexis Petru: Whether you’re a self-professed oenophile or just enjoy an occasional glass of red table wine with dinner, navigating the labels of wines that purport to be eco-friendly can be confusing: “100-percent organic,” “made with organic ingredients,” “natural” or “vegan-friendly.” But before you give up on finding a greener glass of wine, […]

• Here’s why more wine isn’t ‘organic’

Here’s why more wine isn’t ‘organic’

Sulfites are forbidden in organic products by the USDA, but most winemakers consider the preservative crucial in winemaking, so few wineries want the label. This sounds familiar: a national consumer group is fighting to maintain organic standards against industry people who want to weaken them. But when it comes to “organic wine,” the well-meaning consumers […]

• Study Provides Insight Into Marketing "Green Wine"

Marketing “Green Wine”: New Study Provides Insight to Encourage Consumers to Buy Organic and Eco-Friendly Wines

• Organic wine standards could change for the better

Organic wine standards could change for the better

The Huffington Post occasionally notices wine, but politics are its main gig. When it does run a wine piece, it’s apparently edited by people who don’t know anything about the topic; some of its wine pieces have been embarrassing. This week, the Huffington Post ran an innocuous, poorly written and edited piece about organic wine […]

• NPA: Natural Process Alliance wines

NPA: Natural Process Alliance wines

One of the newest things in wine also happens to be the oldest: Doing nothing. There’s a growing backward-is-forward movement afoot to simply let grapes do their thing when it comes to making wine. Defined as “natural wines”, they’re the kicked-back kin to biodynamic and organic wines (sustainably grown, minimal intervention) with one major difference […]