Organic Wine – What The Labels Really Mean

Our friends at Organic Vintners published a small primer on organic wine labels and what they really mean at Mile Hi Green.

Many consumers don’t connect that wine is an agricultural product manufactured from grapes. Like most agricultural products, conventional wine grapes are treated with harmful chemicals to deal with pests, viruses, weeds and fungi. While winegrowers are romanticized as purists, they are dependent on a slew of chemicals to produce high yields and unspoiled fruit. Since you cannot wash wine grapes, much as you would an apple you plucked from a tree, the harmful chemicals unfortunately make their way into your glass of wine.

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