13 May '11, 3pm

10 of the Best Organic Red Wines We've Tried - Check out some of the best wine made with organically grown grapes, a...

10 of the Best Organic Red Wines We've Tried - Check out some of the best wine made with organically grown grapes, a...

There's a lot of confusion over organic wines, and for good reason. Grapes can be certified organic, as can entire vineyards or the wineries themselves. But even wines made from organically grown grapes can't always be labeled as "organic wine" – if sulfites, which can be naturally occurring or added – exceed certain concentrations. By law, 100% organic is as pure as it gets, but a wine can be labeled "organic" even if it is 90% organic – but only if those sulfite concentrations are low. And , a vineyard can't label its grapes organic until it's completed three growing seasons without using chemical pesticides or fertilizers. Adding to the confusion, some winemakers fear that buyers perceive organic wines as being lower in quality, so even if they're growing their grapes and making their wines to highest organic standards, they may not want to label their bottles as such. ...

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