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What is Organic wine

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What is Organic wine

It is a wine produced from organic agriculture; it is produced without chemical fertiliser, chemical herbicides or chemical fungicides.  Natural products are allowed to replace chemicals and notably the use of coppers or sulfurs. In the cellar, the wine can have sulfites but used at lower amounts than in a conventional wine. The downside is depending on the country, the rules will differ and some countries will be less strict than others. In Europe, the demand for Organic products is increasing and therefore more and more producers are shifting to organic agriculture. The main positive note from organic agriculture is...

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What is HVE Certification

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What is HVE Certification

HVE stands for Haute Valeur Environnementale or in english : High Environmental Value (HEV). It is a certification created in 2012 by the French minister of agriculture. It aims to encourage farmers to focus on biodiversity, control and reduction of the use of pesticides, fertilisers and a better management of water.It is a way to have sustainable agriculture. This program includes 3 levels, and only at the third level, wine producers and farmers can receive and advertise the HVE certification. Basically, it is a way to help and encourage farmers to care  better for the environment. It would be complicated...

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Welcome to peopleswine.co.uk !

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Thank you for landing on our website and we hope you are going to enjoy our wine selection.This is the first step before opening a wine shop / wine bar in London. We aim to connect you with winemakers working in an artisanal way. We focus on winemakers who care for their land and if possible work with organic or biodynamic principles. Simply, people working very hard to produce fantastic wines.  Last and very important factor to create our wine selection, we choose wine we enjoy to drink! Finally, we wish to create a strong relationship with our customers, we...

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