Eco-Wines of the World
Collected by Jennifer
Stewards of the land, lovers of wine
Klein Drakenstein Road, Lustigan Rd, 7624, South Africa
At Avondale, eco-consciousness and sustainability is more than a trend or a fad. It's a way of life. The land which Avondale harvests has been farmed for over 300 years and was one of the first areas of Paarl ever allocated for vines. When a...
581 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, Canada
Not only is Southbrook certified as an organic and LEED sustainable winemaker in Ontario, it is also a biodynamic winery. This means that it treats the farm as a single living entity. The farm’s soil, plants and animals are able to grow...
4900 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA
Quivira was the first vineyard in Dry Creek to be certified as biodynamic, meaning it has built a self-sustaining eco-system. Quivira is even required to produce its own natural fertilizers, which it makes from plants in its on-site garden....
875 Rutherford Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
Wine, as they say, belongs at the table. Yet most tasting rooms offer only the wine. For a richer experience, seek out wineries that offer food pairings or, better yet, an entire meal. At Robert Sinskey winery, cookbook author and Chef Maria Helm...
Fundo el Rosario, Casablanca, Región de Valparaíso, Chile
In the lush countryside outside of Santiago in Casablanca lies Matetic Vineyards, Chile’s largest fully organic and biodynamic winery. Matetic is a full-service experience, where you can stay in a gorgeous property on-site or come for a day tour...
766 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA
Da Vero strays from the norm in Sonoma by specializing in everything Italian. About 93 percent of grapes grown in California are French varietals, but DaVero uses California’s Mediterranean-like climate to its advantage and grows Italian grapes...
St. Andräerstraße 7, 7132 Frauenkirchen, Austria
Descending into the wine cellar of the Umathum Winery is a truly spiritual experience. The vaulted ceiling and carefully stacked bottles give the old structure an almost sacred atmosphere, which conveys the decades of experience and tradition of...
250 Ehler Rd, Yakima, WA 98908, USA
While these are two completely separate business entities, they are inextricably connected through the land and the biodynamic farming practices for growing organic grapes and making exceptionally sustainable wines. The location has...
KM 4 - Apalta Colchagua, Santa Cruz, Región del Libertador Gral. Bernardo O’Higgins, Chile
Located just outside of Santa Cruz in the heart of the Colchagua Valley, Clos Apalta Residence (formerly Lapostolle Residence) is known for its premium Chilean wine. In 2005, the Marnier family opened the stunning property on a steep...
Oberstockstall 1, 3470 Kirchberg am Wagram, Austria
If it is an authentic culinary experience you want, look no further than Gut Oberstockstall in Lower Austria. Not only does this award-winning restaurant offer you traditional Austrian cuisine with a modern twist, but it also guarantees...
Strada S. Rocco, 06089 Torgiano PG, Italy
Tuscany gets all of the press about wine but its sister Umbria is well worth a visit. Terre Margaritelli's chef not only provides locally-sourced, delicious food (I had this plate of meat but also a stinging nettle pesto that was fantastic), but...
You arrive at this perfect place and time stands still. Visiting the Amalfi Coast in the Fall is spectacular. Most of the time, tourists don't even realize there is so much more to see then coastal towns. As beautiful as they are, behind all that...
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