Article date: 25 February 2013
Fairtrade Fortnight begins this week. Here’s a round-up of the recommendations so far. It’s dominated by wines from South Africa.
The Coop, which has the largest range of Fairtrade wines, has a red and white you might like to try: Fairtrade Bonarda Shiraz 2012 Famantina Valley (£4.99, Argentina) and Wild Ferment Chenin Blanc 2011 (£7.99, South Africa).
From Asda there’s De Bos Handpicked Shiraz 2011 (£7.98, South Africa).
There’s another Fairtrade South African Chenin Blanc at Majestic: Raats Granite Blocks Chenin Blanc 2012 (£7.99).
If you’re shopping at Marks & Spencer, there’s a recommended Sauvignon Blanc, again from South Africa: Peacock Tail Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (£7.49). There’s also a shiraz: Six Hats Fairtrade Shiraz 2010 (£7.99)
Tesco has the Fairhills Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2011 (£7.99, South Africa).
Waitrose has it’s own label Fairtrade South African Chenin Blanc on offer at £5.59
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