Villa Maria 2017 Organic Merlot – Hawkes Bay, NZ

Villa Maria 2017 Organic Merlot - Hawkes Bay, NZ

Villa Maria Estate started organic winemaking 20 years ago and 30% of their owned vineyards are now organically managed. They’re aiming for 100% by 2030.

This family business currently has 3 organic wines available in Australia, this Private Bin Organic Merlot for $20, an organic Sauv Blanc which you can find my notes on a few posts back and a single vineyard Pinot Noir.

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Villa Maria 2018 Organic Sauvignon Blanc – NZ

Villa Maria 2018 Organic Sauvignon Blanc - NZ

Villa Maria Estate in New Zealand has been employing organic wine principles since 1999. It was in 2007 when they achieved the internationally recognised BioGro Organic Certification for a 21 hectare block in Hawkes Bay. And in 2009 Villa Maria became the first major winery in New Zealand to gain BioGro certification!

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