What are Low Sulphite Wines?

You see “contains sulphites” on every bottle of wine that contains more than 10 parts per million (ppm) of sulphites or 10 milligrams per litre. It is necessary to label wines such, as it is estimated that around 1% of people have some sort of allergy to Sulphites....

What are Organic wines?

There are two main definitions of an organic wine in circulation:   Europe: “a wine made from certified organically grown grapes and vinified organically but may contain added sulphites” USA: “a wine made from certified organically grown grapes without added...

What are Biodynamic wines?

Biodynamic wines are both Organic and adhere to the regulations set out by the Demeter Association, who govern and certify, as of 2017, 603 wineries worldwide, covering 19 countries and 13,158 hectares of Vineyards.   Certification extend to both the viticulture...

What are Natural Wines?

Natural wines are at the zenith of pure wine making. It is both extremely risky for the producer and enormously satisfying when everything goes well! Definitions vary from country to country, but the essence is this.   Whilst no official body exists to control exactly...

What is Sustainable farming?

Some wineries are not Organic or Biodynamic but follow sustainable viticulture. One issue with organic viticulture is that only Copper sulphate is allowed in disease protection. Copper sulphate does not readily degrade under normal environmental conditions, though it...