Monday, December 21, 2009

Laudum Eco Wine from Alicante

Laudum (meaning award in Latin) Nature is an organic wine produced by the Bodegas Bocopa, an association of seven bodegas in the Alicante region. Laudum Nature is made with manually harvested Monastrell, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes producing a dry red wine. Produced since 1998, Laudum Nature was the first organic wine in Alicante. They have 800 acres certified organic by the Comite De Agricultura Ecologica De La Comunidad Valenciana and the wine is considered of the Alicante D.O.

Laudum Nature is a deep cherry red wine and can be found very inexpensively in the wine sections of El Cort Ingles stores (2.99/bottle). The town of Petrer is just over twenty miles northwest of the sun-drenched city of Alicante, and almost ninety miles southwest of Valencia city. You can visit the winery by appointment. Bodegas Bocopa, Paraje Les Pedreres Autovia A-31, Km 200-201 (Elda Hospital exit), 03610 Petrer (Alicante); Tel: 966 950 489; Email:; Web: The store and office are open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:00pm/4:00 to 7:30 pm, Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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