Can Vendrell Cava Brut Reserva
For bubbly that won't break the organic piggy bank, try Can Vendrell's Cava Brut Riserva, a Champagne-style sparkling blend of Spanish organic white grapes with flavors of green apple, pear, and almonds and a somewhat dry finish; the perfect complement to creamy artisanal goat cheeses or fresh and briny oysters on the half shell. An organic bargain for only $19 a pop.
Can Vendrell, organicvintners.com
Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc
Frog's Leap's crisp and delicate Sauvignon Blanc is made from 100% organically grown Sauvignon Blanc grapes and the most traditional wine-making techniques. Look for clean mineral tastes, stone fruit flavors and aromas of citrus and stone. $17 for a taste of terroir in a bottle.
Frog's Leap, frogsleap.com
Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris
This Pinot Gris is vibrant in ripe pear and fig flavors and made by Oregon's Ponzi Vineyards, a true example in sustainable agricultural and business practices. Its creamy texture, long finish and fruit flavors are the perfect foil for holiday sauces and rich dark meat turkey. All that green goodness for about $17 a bottle.
Ponzi Vineyards, ponziwines.com
Frey Vineyards Syrah
Frey Vineyards' Syrah is a blend of organic grapes, grown in accordance with USDA organic standards. This distinctive wine smacks of blackberry, plum and clove flavors. Known for its earthy finish and tartness, here's one wine that will work with either a rustic wild mushroom pizza or a rich and succulent slice of heirloom pork. Viva sustainability at $11.25 a bottle.
Frey Vineyards, freywine.com
Coturri Winery Zinfandel
Made from organically grown grapes, Coturri Winery's 2005 Zinfandel is bright and pleasing to the palate with its "port-like" intense and ripe berry flavors and well-balanced acidity. It's the perfect chaser to your holiday turkey: Close your eyes and drink in a little bit of California wine country at $25 a glorious bottle.
Coturri Winery, coturriwinery.com
Bonterra Vineyards Viognier
Organically grown grapes raised on the north coast of Mendocino make up this creamy yet crisp white. With complex and balanced fruit flavors of fresh-cut nectarines and white peaches, you'd be wise to pair this with the richly textured heirloom squash soups and purees. An amazing little wine that's ripe for any meal for about $18.75 a bottle.
Bonterra Vineyards, bonterra.com