Archive for April, 2011

Ok, so to celebrate the day, you want to toast mother earth with an organic wine.  So, what makes a wine organic/sustainable?

Good question and the answer is it depends on who you ask.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a wine can be certified as “organic” only if it is made without pesticides and herbicides in the vineyard and without sulfites in the winery. If you want a sustainable status, the winery must use organically grown grapes but can add sulfites to the wine during fermentation. Several organizations provide this certification.

The problem is most wineries who follow these practices do not have the cash and time required to obtain this status.  Our featured wine of the week is in this category.

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Website to offer stunning wine bottle chandeliers

Indie Winemakers, the market leader in direct to consumer, boutique winery promotional websites – today unveiled www.HotCosts.com – an exciting addition to its existing line of popular internet sites.

To read the full press release, visit our website.


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