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France

French wine fair underlines rising popularity of organic wine

media The Salon Vinibio is starting today until 16th December, 2018 © Vinibio

An organic wine fair in Paris in December confirms the growing interest in bio wines. More than 100 stalls featuring wine from all over France offer tastings and sales.

Organic wine? Why not? More than 100 stalls featuring wine from all over France offer tastings and sales from December 14 - 16 at Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles.

This annual ViniBio wine salon features all the elements of organic wine production in France. Domains, terroirs, châteaux, vinification and so much more are on display over the course of three days.

Jean-Michel Deluc is Master Sommelier and co-founder of Le Petit Ballon website. He outlined this year’s trends in organic wine making.

Jean-Michel Deluc, Master Sommelier © RFI
Organic wine without sulfur is the trend 19/12/2018 Listen

Simon Gerber is an organic wine maker at Domaine de Ribonnet located 30 kilometres from Toulouse, in the south of France.

Simon Gerber, organic wine maker at Domaine de Ribonnet near Toulouse © RFI
We're not using any pesticides 19/12/2018 Listen

Lise Lefevre is a French wine expert and a young entrepreneur. She explains why she is interested in organic wine.

Lise Lefevre, French wine expert © RFI
In Bordeaux it's quite a challenge to avoid chemical treatments for the wine 19/12/2018 Listen

 

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