Organic Vintners Stops Direct Sales

Looks like one less place to buy organic wine online. We got the following email announcement last week. Organic Vintners has made the decision to stop servicing consumers direct. While this is a difficult decision, Organic Vintners is making progress in 28 states...

Daily Beast – How Wine Became Like Fast Food

Keith Wallace at the Daily Beast has an interesting article about how the top 30 wine brands in the United States aren’t from what we would traditionally consider a true “winery.” While the piece does not deal with the organic side of the issue, it...

Organic Wine Is Crisis Proof

Good news from our friends at BioFach 2010. Organic wine is still doing well internationally despite the economic downturns. Germany is predicting a 10% increase in organic wine sales and Austrian organic wines are riding an increased demand from markets overseas,...

Coturri Teams Up With Jenny & Francois

When when of our favorite wineries teams up with one of our favorite importers it can only mean good news for New York wine lovers. Coturri Winery is now going to be represented by Jenny & Francois Selections. Known for their collection of natural wines from...

Eco-Fugitives get their own Most Wanted List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started their own FBI-style most wanted list. What does it take to make this gang of crimnals? Denis L. Feron installed a secret pipe behind his factory that discharged pollutants into a tributary of the Mississippi River....

New Zealand Organic Award to Martinborogh Vineyard

Vynfields of Martinborough has been named organic producer of the year, at the 2008 Organic Awards of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand The vineyards’ wine producers, John Bell and Kaye McAulay, have been recognized for the personal touch, OANZ chairman Derek...