6 Ethical Fairtrade Wines

6 Ethical Fairtrade Wines

by Cliona Duffy

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best Fairtrade wines.

By choosing Fairtrade wine you are supporting projects that benefit producers and their loved ones, while raising a glass with yours. 

The perfect dinner pairing 

Co-op Sauvignon Blanc

Fairtrade Irresistible Sauvignon Blanc – Co-op 

Served at our own 25th Celebrations this year, with zesty citrus flavours this refreshing wine is the perfect choice for a dinner party. Hailing from some of the best vineyards in the Cape. 

Fairtrade Irresistible Sauvignon Blanc – Co-op

Best with beef 

Sainsbury's SO Organic Fairtrade Shiraz 75cl

Fairtrade Shiraz SO Organic – Sainsbury’s 

This smooth and mellow Shiraz is great with red meat. 

Fairtrade Shiraz SO Organic – Sainsbury’s

Perfect for Parties 

Chenin Blanc - Tesco Finest

Finest Fairtrade South African Chenin Blanc – Tesco 

This dry and fresh Chenin Blanc from Breede River Valley in South Africa is perfect for parties. Delicious on its own or with light dishes and canapes it’s a great all rounder and is suitable for vegans too. 

Finest Fairtrade South African Chenin Blanc – Tesco 

Delicious with Dessert 

Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Fairtrade South Africa

Fairtrade Rose Moscato – Sainsbury’s 

Just the thing for celebrations, this Rose Moscato is bursting with fruity bubbles. Perfect on its own or to accompany dessert with friends and family. 

Fairtrade Rose Moscato – Sainsbury’s 

For enjoying on a summer picnic

Hun Rose

Hun Wine – Tesco

Perfect for a summer’s day, HUN’s canned vegan and Fairtrade Rosé also comes in a sparking variety. A premium province-style Rosé from the heart of South Africa. With a pale orange-tinted pink colour, it is assertive yet complex on the palate with fragrant flavours of grapefruit & strawberries. It has a touch of acidity to finish.

Hun Wine – Tesco

Versatile Vino 

Co-op Malbec

Fairtrade Irresistible Malbec – Co-op 

Winner of this year’s Fairtrade Wine of the Year, this Malbec is fabulously versatile. Full bodied, its plum and cherry aromas work equally well on their own as they do accompanying a meal. 

Fairtrade Irresistible Malbec available in Co-op

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