Top Five Reasons to Buy Organic Wine: #4 – Support Family Farms
According to the US Department of Agriculture, there are 14,000 to 16,000 vineyards in the US. Fewer than 300 of those are growing certified-organic wine grapes, according to the 2011 Certified Organic Production Survey produced by the USDA. In the US market, the majority of wine market share in 2011 was concentrated among just three mega-producers selling conventionally-produced wine. Together, the three producers account for more than 50% of all wine produced in the US.
When you buy organic, you are supporting small, family farms.
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