The Basics of Organic Wine: Brands and What to Know

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Organic Wine, Wine Store Blog | 1 comment

The Basics of Organic Wine: Brands and What to Know

These days, I’ve been see­ing more and more about organic foods in gen­eral. Health-conscious peo­ple are stand­ing up and tak­ing notice of what ‘organic’ can do for them. And as a som­me­lier, I get a lot of ques­tions about organic wine. Is it healthier? Is it bet­ter for me? Does it taste bet­ter than non-organic wine? Well, today I’d like to spend some time and clear up the big ques­tions around organic wine. It’s worth know­ing about, but keep in mind that organic pro­duc­tion is a...

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The Wine Lover’s Guide to Biodynamic Wines and Wineries

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Organic Wine, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

The Wine Lover’s Guide to Biodynamic Wines and Wineries

If you’re like me, you appre­ci­ate the time and effort that goes into mak­ing organic foods. It’s not easy, I’ll tell you that much. But lately, bio­dy­namic wine has been on my radar. In essence, bio­dy­namic wine is a farm­ing tech­nique that goes above and beyond organic pro­duc­tion. The end-goal is the same: make high-quality grapes. But, bio­dy­namic winer­ies do this with just the unique nat­ural resources of the vineyard. No syn­thetic fer­til­iz­ers, growth stim­u­lants,...

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