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Chilean wines going green

Chilean wines going green

The next time you’re at the wine shop trying to figure out which wineries produce vintages that fit your palate and green values, you may want to consider a bottle from Chile: according to wine writer Tim Pawsey, the country “already practices significant sustainable viticulture, and is a leader in biodynamic farming.” Currently, thirty-two wineries in the country use organic production methods, and about 2% of wine-growing land is devoted to organic agriculture.

Earth Week celebration: green wine

Earth Week celebration: green wine

If raising a glass is part of your Earth Week celebration plans, you have many options for wines that leave a lighter footprint. But what’s the difference between biodynamic and organic? What exactly is a “sustainable wine?” And how do you know that any of the eco-friendly claims made by wineries are substantive? In both…