5 Organic Wine Producers You Ought to Know About
Organic wines differ from conventionally produced wines in a number of ways. Therefore, when buying organic wines, there are several factors that you need to take into consideration. Firstly, organic wines are usually weaker than non-organic wines as no artificial additives are used to produce the alcohol. Rather, the fermentation process uses only the grapes’ natural yeasts and sugars. The lack of alcohol is compensated for by the richness of the flavors of the organically grown grapes. Therefore, it is very important when choosing organic wine to select a winemaker with a reputation for producing the finest grapes.
Below, we list five of the best organic winemakers.
1. Coturri Winery
Coturri winery in the U.S. is one of the leading producers of American organic wine. Their top rated wines include the Zinfandel. Red Zinfandel grapes have long been a favorite among California winemakers, and Tony and Phil Coturri use their 45 years of winemaking experience to bring out the best of their flavor.
2. Stellar Organics
Stellar Organics is the top organic wine brand in the UK in terms of sales figures. Their range of South African wines includes red, white, rose and sparkling varieties. The company is fairtrade and committed to sustainable production.
Fleury is the first organic wine producer to operate in the Champagne region. Their wines have everything you would expect from good Champagne. The founder, Brian Fleury, says “we allow the grapes to take center stage in every barrel, bottle and glass of our wines.”
4. The Organic Wine Works
The Organic Wine Works use grapes grown in the Santa Cruz mountains, where the harsh weather gives rise to grapes that are rich in deep and complex flavors.
5. Frey Vineyards
Frey Vineyards have been making organic wine for 30 years. Their wide range of wines is 100% free from sulfites, allowing the natural complexity of the grapes to shine through.