Monty's organic/BD stock take - outside Europe
19 Sep 2013 by Monty Waldin
See our guide to this week's comprehensive stock take on the extent of organic and biodynamic viticulture in the world today. To me New Zealand represents the most incredible turnaround on planet wine regarding its approach to organics and biodynamics over the last decade. By the 2012 vintage, over 100 vineyards, comprising 7.6% of the country's vinelands, were in the organic/biodynamic certification process. The percentage has risen since and is close to 10% now by my calculations. This is up from less than 0.5% not more than a decade ago. (In NZ in general there was a 94% increase in organic farmland...

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