First things first; Benchmark wines and their affilated sites make every effort to ensure that the claims made by the wineries in this catagory are in fact the truth. We do our best to investigate and confirm that the wines we have presented under the Organic heading meet your standards. If they do not, we would love to hear from you. If you know of other wineries or wines you would like to see offered here please contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy drinking!
So . . . . here we go. What a bowl of spaghetti! Different countries, definitions and interpretations. Below you will find some objective definitions. At Benchmark Wines do all we can to ensure that the wines listed as any of the following are true to their claims. We cannot do any more and stand by the confirmation of the producrs are such. All that legal mubo jumbo said, we just want to help you find the best wine for you as an organic wine lover.
Organic wine is defined as wine made from grapes grown in accordance with the respective defining principles of organic farming, which typically excludes the use of artificial chemical fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.
The legal definition of organic wine varies from country to country. The primary difference in the way that organic wine is defined relates to the use (or non use) of preservatives during the wine-making process.