Monty's organic/BD stock take - Spain and Italy
18 Sep 2013 by Guest contributor
See our guide to this week's comprehensive stock take on the extent of organic and biodynamic viticulture in the world today. See also this relevant thread on our forum. Monty Waldin writes: Spain In terms of percentage of national vineyard devoted to organic, France is in second place behind the world leader Spain, where around 8% of all vineyards were organic in 2011. Half of this comprised vines still somewhere in the three-year conversion process. Spain's certified organic wine 'boom' (outside Penèdes at least) seems essentially driven by how subsidies were given to those converting to organics (see also Italy,...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10659 articles (two new most days) and 99464 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson