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Old School Rouge 2012 organic red wine

What to buy or avoid – October 2015

  It seems that there shouldn’t be any illusions about summer coming back. Damn it. Getting back home and trying to sort out something comforting to eat also requires some thought about what to drink with your supper. I am expecting something warming, satisfying and matching to your comfort food. And organic of course. Will you…

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Pena Aldera Rioja Reserva 2009

New organic wines 2015

How would one know which organic wines are new? Apart from meticulously checking all retail outlets, inlcuding online ones, (if that even possible!) you can visit a trade show like London Wine Fair and check out these new bottles which were imported to the UK recently or simply seeking their entrance to the lucrative UK…

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Auzolan Tinto Crianza 2012 Organic Navarra

Auzolan organic wines from Bodegas Vega del Castillo

These three organic wines are coming from Bodegas Vega del Castillo, a glorious wine company established in 1910 and representing a region of Navarra on the map of Spanish wines. They are all called Auzolan and please have a look at the tasting notes for their rose, unaged red and aged red wines. Auzolan organic rosado…

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Loidana 2012, Organic Priorat

Loidana Priorat 2012 is produced by Marco Abella and even though it does not bear the organic sign on the bottle it can be considered as uncertified organic. Many producers are adopting organic viticulture, but do not bother going through tons of paperwork or spend additional money to get the certification. After speaking with a few very…

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Pure Petit Verdot 2012 Domaine Brau

What to buy or avoid – July 2015

July 2015 edition is here and it is packed with organic wines, brand new on the online shelves, reviewed for you, so you can buy organic wines with confidence. It has been a week since a new and exclusive search tool was developed – if you haven’t tried All Organic Wines yet, please do so.…

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Etnico organic red blend 2012 Emiliana Chile

Etnico Reserva 2012, Organic red blend, Chile

Etnico Reserva 2012 is an organic red blend from Valle del Rapel in Chile. It is produced by famous Emiliana organic vineyards from organic Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The vineyards are the pioneers of organic viticulture in Chile and arguably the biggest one in South America. I would consider them as a driver…

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Buy organic wine: Vagabond Wines

I still remember the time when I first discovered a shop, which offered wine tasting in-store. That was done using enomatic machines. For those, who think it is too complicated, I elaborate: it is basically a wine preservation apparatus, which dispenses the wine by a dose (can be adjusted to accommodate different measures), and prevents…

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Domaine Roche Audran 2013 Cotes du Rhone organic

Roche Audran 2013 Organic Cotes du Rhone

Roche Audran 2013 is made from organic grapes in Cotes du Rhone. I have sourced it at Borough Wines, their small stall is located at Borough market, where you can check their new bottles and buy something you like. The service is good, I felt the guy was really interested in why I wanted to…

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Carmin Brillant Clos de Caveaux 2011 Vacqueyras, Organic

AOC Vacqueyras is a strong, but lesser known French wine region in a larger Cotes du Rhone one, it has a punch of a top performer – Chateauneuf-du-Pape, but do it in a a bit fruitier and much more elegantly. Let’s look at Carmin Brillant Clos de Caveau 2011, a brilliant organic French red that…

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Silbador 2013 Organic Cabernet Sauvignon Chile

Silbador 2013 Organic Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile

Silbador 2013 is made from organic Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in the Valley del Rapel in Chile. This wine was produced by a renowned organic wine company Emiliana specially for The Wine Society. Here are a few geeky wine facts about this organic wine: 1. Silbador means ‘the whistler’, a bird that eats insects in the…

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Cabirol 2011 Organic Tempranillo Garnacha Montsant

Cabirol 2011 Organic Garnacha Tempranillo Montsant

Cabirol 2011 Organic Garnacha Tempranillo made in Montsant, a Spanish region that is adjacent to Priorat and yet is not enjoying the exclusive reputation of the latter, but, I shall say, quickly catching up. The wine is strong with 14.5% abv, typical for warmer climates. For the same reason, you should be expecting ample aromas of…

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Domain de Rancy 2011 Le Mourvedre Cotes Catalanes

Domaine de Rancy, Organic Mourvedre 2011, Cotes Catalanes

Arguably this is a long name, yet the label was very stylishly done, so it reads just Rancy, Mourvèdre at first and then on the back you get the full one: Domaine de Rancy, Organic Mourvedre 2011 from Cotes Catalanes It is where France meets Spain, yet it is already quite Spanish in its name –…

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