Italian wine: where to sip and savor the best organic wine in Italy
Is there really a country of organic Italian wine?
It does! Italy is home to many amazing organic wine country options. Italian organic and biodynamic wine producers offer enthusiasts the ultimate luxury wine and dining experience. Italian organic and biodynamic vineyards are no longer off the beaten track. In fact, they are at the forefront of award-winning Italian winemaking. And the experts take notice.
“Italy is undoubtedly one of the leading countries in the wine world for organic and biodynamic production,” says Erica Nonni, WSET Level III and owner of wine communications agency, Nonni Strategic Marketing.
“I’m excited about Italy’s growing commitment to organic wine and how vineyards are returning to their original practices,” said Adam Morganstern, editor of Organic Wine Journal.
A few minutes from historic Montepulciano, Avignonese offers you an Italian organic country wine experience that Tuscan dreams are made of.
After a guided tour of the vineyards and wine cellar, don’t leave without a gorgeous lunch at the on-site restaurant Le Capezzine with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the vineyard. The farm-to-table fresh menu is expertly paired with fabulous wines that are always generously served.
Owner Virginie Saverys says of her commitment to organic and biodynamic agriculture: “Healthier wines (are) for healthier people, but also a healthier land and environment to pass on to future generations.”
Saverys aligns itself with the motto of Avignonesi: “The terroir speaks, we listen”.
Absolutely, try the Vino Nobile which exudes the terroir of Montepulciano and the famous desert wine Vino Santo. And if you want an overnight organic wine experience, consider staying at Avignonesi’s Villa Romitorio, a restored Tuscan farmhouse with an infinity pool overlooking vineyards and countryside.
Banfi Castle, Tuscany
the Banfi Nature The range, made from organically grown grapes, is Banfi’s latest addition to its excellent portfolio of Italian wines.
A family farm (both producer and importer) is located in the Brunello region in Tuscany. Proud recipient of numerous awards, the company strives to harmoniously marry tradition and innovation.
If you love Super Tuscans or Brunello, set your sail for Castello Banfi and hold your drink. Visit the estate for wine tastings or stay in the Borgo for full immersion in Italy’s organic wine region. Its five bedrooms and nine suites will make you feel like a countess.
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Azienda di Toscana Resort Castelfalfi, Tuscany
Committed to being organic, sustainable and KM Zero, the Azienda Agricola de Toscana Resort Castelfalfi produces four organic labels that represent high Tuscan viticulture.
Red wines from the region include: Cerchiaia, a Chianti DOCG, known for its brilliant ruby color and notes of red fruits; IGT Poggionero, with an intense flavor and spicy notes; and the famous Poggio alla Fame from the Azienda, blends intense aromas with a scent of violets.
Perched on a hill in Tuscany, your wine tasting experience takes place 250 meters above sea level with panoramic views of a restored castle, woods, a lake, 57 hectares of vineyards, 9,000 olive trees and even a 12th century church. century. You can take a tour of the vineyards followed by a wine tasting class in the beautiful cellar room to hone your palate. And if you want to spend the night, you have the choice between a boutique hotel, luxury villas and apartments on site.
Antonelli San Marco, Umbria
Umbria, the green heart of Italy, borders Tuscany and is increasingly popular with visitors for its relaxed vibe.
Montefalco, famous for its Sagrantino DOCG, with high tannic levels and bouquets of dark red fruits, quickly won over Brunello lovers. Antonelli San Marco is one of the best producers of Sangrantino that focuses on drinkability and moderate wood aging resulting in elegant wines.
You can combine your visit to Antonelli San Maro with a visit to the cantina and even a Cucina in Cantina cooking class. And be sure to taste the newest wine: CONTЯARIO with complex aromas that will make you want to take some home.
You’ll want to spend hours in its beautiful new cantina and picnic on the new cellar terrace with breathtaking views of the vineyard, while sipping the award-winning organic wine made with native grapes such as: Grechetto di Todi , Trebbiano Spoletino and Sangiovese. Environmentally friendly, the winery and hotel generate their own solar energy, saving up to 90,000 kg of carbon emissions per year. And the lighter, environmentally friendly bottles save production costs. Be sure to try the Prova di Autore and the FiorFiore. Both are fantastic!
Other organic vineyards in Italy
WSET Level III, Erica Nonni adds: “Wineries like Barone Pizzini, which manage to produce world-class organic Franciacorta even in the Far North, or like Pievalta, which excel in the production and export of biodynamic wine even in lesser-known regions like The Marches, are a testament to the foresight, investment and sheer conviction of Italian winemakers.”
And Lisa Bell of Natural Merchants suggests: “Fattoria Di Romignano is in Tuscany, a short train or car ride from Florence. They produce a beautiful new Chianti Naturale with no added sulphites and certified organic. She adds that “Cantina Pizzolato has just opened a brand new facility with a beautiful tasting room. It is the largest exclusive organic winery in the Veneto region and makes everything from Pinot Grigio to Prosecco.”
So delve into Italy’s organic wine region where you’ll experience the best of luxury Italian wine tasting – all while feeling good to the last drop knowing the wine you’re drinking is also good for the earth. that its delicious velvety full-bodied taste!
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