Organic grape refers to a
grape grown without using any pesticides, fungicides, germicides
etc.. Technically, there is no such thing as an organic wine
because it is impossible to make
wines without use of any chemicals at all, e.g. sulphur dioxide which
acts as an antioxidant. The wines
obtained from organic grape is customarily called
Organic Wines is a special category of wines, which are made from
the grapes grown organically and which don't use any chemicals
during the wine making process.
Organic wines are free from any treatment on grapes thereby making
them free from any chemicals.It's a choice for the environmentally conscious.
there no chemicals used in Organic Wines as all?
No, there is one chemical which is used always. It is called
Bordeaux mixture and without it, the wine cannot be made.
Chemically, it is copper sulphate and is used to mildew. The other
chemical, which is often used is Sulphur dioxide as an
antioxidant in wines. They are permitted under the regulations
stated by organic wines certification body.
healthier than non-organic wines?
There is no
proof that organic wines are healthier than non-organic wines.
Even the vegetables that we use
today have lots of chemical compounds in them. Have you ever noted
any difference in the taste? If you have then you might be
inclined to think that organic wines taste better!
authentic is the organic wines certification?
Even those wines that write "organic
wines " may be non-organic. Emergencies may be something like a
pest attack or grapes plants catch a disease.
Usually a wine with sulphite less than 10mg/L is considered
If you are very strict about the use of organic wines, then always
check the certification before buying one.