These winemakers also sometimes take unconventional paths to make wine in harmony with nature. Environmentally friendly working methods are the top priority at these wineries. So that future generations can also enjoy wonderful wine from healthy soil.
In Christoph Edelbauer's small winery, everything is reduced to the essentials. In return, the young Austrian attaches great importance to sustainability, care and creativity. Here, less is definitely more!
Robert Eden of Château Maris is a pioneer of biodynamic viticulture. He pays attention to the phases of the moon, cultivates a diverse mixed culture in his vineyards and plows only with the help of a horse.
At the end of the 90s, Rosalia Molina, as a newly qualified oenologist, bought a remote piece of land at 1080m altitude. On «Altolandon» the grapes ripen slowly and healthily in the middle of a natural paradise.
In Volpaia the whole village is engaged in viticulture: The grapes are pressed In the Castello, bottles are stored in the vaults of the church and in almost every house there is a tank of organic wine in the cellar.
The Californian family business Bogle combines environmentally friendly, socially just and economically viable ways of working. The winery has already received several awards for this.