For the past year, senior editor Dana Nigro has been on a mission to seek out wines made from organic, biodynamic or sustainably farmed grapes.
In part, she believes that natural winegrowing can produce wines that are uniquely expressive of their place, though these methods certainly don't have a monopoly on this claim. In part, she wants to be more environmentally conscious in her buying habits, by supporting producers who reduce their use of energy and water, as well as chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. And in part, with all the hype around the green movement, she is simply curious to see what is available and how good it is.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 2, 2010.
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