Throughout history wine has been named the drink of the Gods. Well, we think that everyone should be able to enjoy a nice glass of wine and that it should be the very best! That’s why we put together a list of our favorite organic wines! Now you can enjoy a glass while knowing that it has not harmed the environment. Better yet all the organic wines on our list can be found at Bevmo for under $30.
1. Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma
The Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma from California is a full flavored red wine that shows plenty of berries in the flavors. It is full bodied and rich in the finish.
The Seghesio family is known by many in the wine world as the “first family” of Zinfandel. They planted their first Zinfandel vineyard in 1895, in the Alexander Valley. In 1903 the wines were shipped by railroad to San Francisco and were sold from horse drawn carts.
2. Tilia Reserve Blend
The Tilia Reserve Blend is a wonderful Vintage 2011 Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina. Incredibly rich, the powerful and juicy 2011 Tilia Red Reserve Blend is a stand-up, serious red wine. Boysenberries explode onto the palate and settle nicely in the finish.
Tilia, meaning “The tree of life”, bares leaves that are the source of a calming herbal tea. It represents the spiritual side of life in Mendoza, Argentina. Tilia is 100% sustainable
3. Bonterra Chardonnay Organic Grapes ’10
The Bonterra Chardonnay is a Vintage 2010 white wine from Mendocino County, California. Ripe and clean from start to finish this Chardonnay is refined and crisp.
Bonterra has been producing wine from organically grown grapes since 1993 – Bonterra has over 200 acres of certified biodynamic vineyards. All Bonterra Grapes are Certified Organic.
4. Benziger Chard Carneros ’10
The Benziger Chard Carneros is an amazing Chardonnay from Sonoma County. Tropical peach, apricot and green apple aromas result in a dance of lively acidity across your palate.
Every wine within the Benziger Winery portfolio has a third party certification of green farming practices – certified sustainable, organic, or biodynamic. “It’s a life’s work to make a wine that is ultimately connected with a place and the people who farm it,” Mike Benziger.
5. Fetzer Gewurztraminer Shady Loam’
Fetzer Gewurztraminer Shady Loam’ from California has a floral taste with a hint of spice in the aromas and flavors and a soft aftertaste.
When Barney Fetzer started making wine in Northern California in 1968, people tried explaining to him how the wine industry worked. Barney tore up the rule book instead and pursued an earth-first philosophy and groundbreaking practices.
**All facts come from a Bevmo representative.**
If you’re drinking organic wine, you probably don’t want to clean your wine glasses with toxic soap. Grab Green Dish Soap is the best product to use when hand-washing your wine glasses! After drinking your organic wine, keep the environment in mind when cleaning-up. Made with naturally-derived, plant and mineral based ingredients, using this product is a no-brainer!
What are your favorite organic wines? Please let us know in the comments section below.