10 Fairtrade wines for a spectacular summer

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From boozy brunches to alfresco dinners, these Fairtrade wines will spruce up your summer, no matter how hot it gets outside.

Our top picks include sparkling, white, rosé and a spicy red.

Buying Fairtrade wine helps ensure that farmers and workers are receiving a fair price – as well as an additional Premium to help their community invest in essential services such as education, sanitation and health care.

So, sit back and relax with a glass of Fairtrade wine. Every bottle you buy can have an impact on the lives of the farmers and workers who grew the grapes.

Find out more about where to buy on our Fairtrade wine page.

White wines

Spar Reserve Chenin Blanc Fairtrade wine South Africa

Spar reserve Chenin Blanc fairtrade

Vegan Chenin Blanc combining tropical fruit flavours with hints of bananas and a creamy texture.

This special wine won a silver medal at the 2022 International Wine Challenge Awards.

Buy from Spar

Co-op Fairtrade Chenin Blanc

Co-op Fairtrade Chenin Blanc

Tropical fruits and a zesty acidity combine in this appealing white wine.

Money from Fairtrade has helped improve The Bovlei Community Centre in Wellington, South Africa. The centre now has a medical clinic, preschool, library and computer centre.

This Chenin Blanc won bronze at the People’s Choice Wine Awards in the Drink Fairtrade: White Category.

Buy from Co-op

Cognato alcohol-free wine

cognato alcohol-free wine

This alcohol-free white wine is crisp yet fruity with hints of citrus and freshly cut grass on the nose. Cognato White is a perfect with seafood dishes, chicken or as a pre-dinner non-alcoholic drink.


Buy from The Alcohol-Free Co

Waitrose Fairtrade Chenin Blanc White Wine

Waitrose Fairtrade Chenin Blanc

Zesty and refreshing, Waitrose’ Fairtrade Chenin Blanc has flavours of green apple, fresh peach and bright citrus. Try with with seafood and salads this summer.

Buy from Waitrose & Partners

Rosé wines

Fish Hoek Cinsault Rose Fairtrade wine

Fish Hoek Cinsault Rosé

An elegant, distinctive style of rosé, offering fragrant aromas of fresh raspberries and red berry flavours to create a refreshing Cinsault Rosé.

Buy from Ocado

Hun Fairtrade rose wine

HUN ROSé

This vibrant and fruity rosé is made from organic grapes grown in the beautiful Western Cape of South Africa. It is packed with ripe, juicy summer berry flavours and has a lovely crisp acidity.

Buy from Tesco

Stormhoek Fairtrade Moscato Rosé

stormhoek Fairtrade Organic Moscato Rosé

A lively sparkling South African Moscato rosé with strawberry and cherry aromas. This rosé is delicious served as an aperitif or with fresh strawberries or a fruit tart.

Buy from Co-op

Red wines

Fairtrade Organic Malbec red wine

Co-op Fairtrade irresistible Organic Malbec

A smooth fruity Malbec, this full-bodied red wine comes from Rodolfo Griguol, one of Argentina’s most respected winemakers. It has robust fruit flavours and a vibrant red colour. Bursting with plum and cherry flavours, this wine would be a great companion to summer barbeques.

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Kumala Fairtrade Shiraz Pinotage Malbec red wine

Kumala Fairtrade ShirAZ Pinotage MALBEC

A medium-bodied, fruity wine with red berry flavours.

A proportion of sales from our Fairtrade Shiraz Pinotage Malbec supports our South African grape growers to invest in healthcare and education within their community.

Buy from Co-op

Tilimuqui Malbec Fairtrade red wine Waitrose

Tilimuqui Fairtrade Organic Malbec

This organic Malbec from Argentina is an elegant, intensely rich red wine with silky smooth black fruit flavours. A perfect choice for special summer get-togethers and parties.

Buy from Waitrose & Partners

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