14 Top-Rated Green Wines

Crack open these earth-friendly bottles for Earth Day.

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), we’ve rounded up 14 diverse and delicious wines that were produced in an eco-friendly fashion, either organically or biodynamically. And while we don’t need a holiday to remind us of our environmental responsibility, there’s no better day than today to pick up and pop open these recently rated earth-friendly bottlings.

Antiyal 2012 Red (Maipo); $75, 91 points
Badia a Coltibuono 2009 Riserva (Chianti Classico); $39, 92 points
​Bonterra 2012 Made With Organic Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon (Lake County-Mendocino County); $16, 91 points
Brick House 2012 Evelyn’s Pinot Noir (Ribbon Ridge); $68, 95 points
Domaine Carneros 2007 Le Rêve Blanc de Blancs (Carneros); $99, 91 points
Domaine Zind-Humbrecht 2012 Clos Saint Urbain Rangen de Thann Riesling (Alsace Grand Cru); $120, 96 points
Famille Perrin 2010 Château de Beaucastel (Châteauneuf-du-Pape); $120, 96 points
Feudo di Santa Tresa 2013 Frappato (Sicilia); $15, 88 points
Loimer 2013 Käferberg Reserve Grüner Veltliner (Kamptal); $70, 94 points
Muga 2010 Selección Especial (Rioja); $43, 94 points
Punset 2010 Basarin (Barbaresco); $43, 94 points
Rippon 2009 Mature Vine Pinot Noir (Central Otago); $62, 91 points
Spiropoulos 2013 Made With Organic Grapes Moschofilero (Mantinia); $17, 90 points
Tablas Creek 2013 Patelin de Tablas Blanc (Paso Robles); $20, 89 points


Published on April 22, 2015
Topics: Wine recomm, Wine Trends
About the Author
Anne Krebiehl MW
Contributing Editor

Reviews wines from Austria, Alsace and England

German-born but London-based, Anne Krebiehl MW is a freelance wine writer contributing to international wine publications. She also lectures, consults and translates and has helped to make wine in New Zealand, Germany and Italy. She adores acidity in wine and is thus perfectly suited to her Austria/Alsace/England beat. Her particular weaknesses are Pinot Noir, Riesling and traditional-method sparkling wines.

Email: akrebiehl@wineenthusiast.net.

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