A Local’s Guide To Sustainable Wine In Italy

Apr 01, 2024 849

BY: Tana Schwarz

A fixture at every dining table in Italy, wine is as ubiquitous as espresso and homemade pasta. Wine has been produced in Italy for millennia and the country boasts 350 indigenous grape varietals from north to south. Unfortunately, climate change is having negative impacts on production due to increasing temperatures, intense rainfall and soil degradation.

In order to safeguard this important part of Italian heritage and economy, producers and consumers are demanding more sustainable wine choices. These include natural, biodynamic, organic and biological wines. But what exactly do these terms mean? How do you know if something is truly “sustainable” or not? And is natural wine actually a better choice?

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SOURCE: https://www.theitalyedit.com

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