ORGANIC WINE – IF I’M BEING REALLY PICKY…

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The glorious organic and biodynamic vineyards of Domaine du Pere Benoit in Nimes

Millesime Bio is currently on out in Montpellier, and although I’m not out there right now myself, I was lucky enough to be asked to head out a couple of weeks ago to judge the medal winners for the week ahead.  Some belting wines and some fantastic figures showcasing the rise of organic wines…

Millesime Bio is the largest organic wine fair in the world.  Now entering its 27th year, it’s gone from a mere 30 producers in 1993 to over 1300 in 2020 across four massive halls of the Montpellier Expo.

I was down there 2 weeks ago to judge the medal winners for this week’s show.  Of all the take homes and feelings I had from the experience, one stuck out as possibly the most nit picking issue I could have raised.  Why it stuck in my head I’ll never know, but I did, and weirdly enough there were some murmurings of agreement.  Let’s see what you fine people think…