Dive into the World of Organic and Biodynamic Wines
Whether you enjoy white, red, sparkling, rosé or all of the above, here are some organic and biodynamic bottles to introduce you to this booming wine category.
It’s clear that there’s a growing demand for natural products, with an increasing selection showing up on store shelves and entire wine shops dedicating themselves to the category. That demand has certainly seized the attention of winegrowers, as more and more producers around the world have begun tending to their vineyards with biodynamic farming techniques and producing bottles made with organically-grown grapes. Here’s a selection of bottles to help you jump into this exciting and growing group of wines.
Wild Thing 2017 Rendezvous Rosé (Mendocino County) 90 points. A deep pink color and bold fruit and spice flavors help this wine stand out from the pack. Made from mostly old-vine Carignan, it is full bodied, rounded and rich on the palate, yet has good acidity and a glimmer of tannin to add structure. Winemaker Carol Shelton achieves concentration that helps the flavors hang in there for a lingering finish. Best Buy.—J.G.