Back to Nature Approach in Producing First-Class Wines
Winemakers are eschewing additives, pesticides and fertilizers, and tapping into an ecological approach to vinification.
Singapore, April 5, 2018 – In a special showcase of food and drink yesterday evening, guests tasted some of the latest and newest wine profiles from Asia Wine Network and Two Grapes that focused on sustainable, organic and biodynamic wines in their collection. These wines, along with others in this growing category, will be showcased at the biennial ProWine Asia (Singapore) from 24 to 27 April this year.
This second edition of ProWine Asia is Southeast Asia’s largest trade fair for wines and spirits, and will be home to a growing number of vinters from across the globe who have relooked the age-old process of winemaking, by taking a more environmentally friendly and natural approach towards terroir quality.
By focusing on a range of sustainable growing methods, and doing away with the use of synthetic chemicals, pesticides and other additives, winemakers are turning to traditional methods of viticulture that add to the characteristics of the vineyard, and ultimately, the wines produced.
This has given rise to a group of organic, sustainable, and biodynamic wines made from sustainable farming practices, including viticulture shaped around the lunar cycle. The practice marks a return to the “back to the roots” strategy pioneered by family-owned vineyards, who have been tending the same land for generations.
Mr Roderic Proniewski, Director of Asia Wine Network, shared about his move to expand his business into sustainable and organic wines: “We believe that sustainable, organic and biodynamic wines are the future. While the current market share for organic wines is still relatively small, this number will only grow as consumers become more affluent, educated and health-conscious. We are glad to be one of the first few to bring biodynamic wines to Singapore, and we look forward to showcasing our collection at ProWine Asia.”
“A growing number of international wine distributors are showcasing a selection that is uniquely differentiated by viticulture and farming practices”, said Mr Gernot Ringling, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf Asia, at the dinner event last night. “Wine connoisseurs can look forward to an all-rounded wine experience at ProWine Asia, beyond the exquisite taste to a comprehensive understanding of each bottle of wine from its roots”, he added.
Key international wine distributors with organic, sustainable, and biodynamic farming methods, will be congregating at ProWine Asia from 24 to 27 April 2018 at Singapore Expo Hall 10.
To download the images of the wines featured at the tasting, click here.
For more information: www.prowineasia.com/sg
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