The Organic Wine Village is designed to encourage initiation to wines and spirits produced through organic farming and biodynamics.
The village will showcase a tasting area, themed workshops to learn more about vineyards, and give training in selling organic wines.
It provides a unique opportunity to meet and exchange with European players from the organic sector, in a friendly and professional atmosphere.
Organic wine: French export champions
(source: Agence BIO)
In the 5-year period from 2007 to 2012, the organically-famed wine-growing area in France almost tripled in size, rising from 22,509 to 64,801 hectares. In 2014, the 66,356 hectares of French organic vineyards accounted for 21% of all organic vineyards worldwide.
Sales of organic wine grew by 17.2% between 2014 and 2015, reaching 670 million euros at the end of 2015. In the first half of 2016, organic wine sales rose by 10% year-on-year.
Wine accounts for two thirds of French exports of organic goods by value (435 million euros of organic goods exported).