PORTUGAL

PORTUGAL’S VINEYARD SURFACE AREA – ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC

2007 Portugal had 2,021 hectares (5,000 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2006 Portugal had 1,178 hectares (2,910 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2005 Portugal had 1,240 hectares (3,062 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2004 Portugal had 1,002 hectares (2,475 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2003 Portugal had 839 hectares (2,073 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2002 Portugal had 575 hectares (1,420 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 2001 Portugal had 705 hectares (1,742 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). 2000, Portugal had 791 hectares (1,957 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). A similar figure of 713 hectares (1,760 acres) of organic grapes is given by Hilary Wright (2000, p96). 1999 Portugal had 855 hectares (2,112 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 1998 Portugal had 782 hectares (1,932 acres) of organic (wine and table grape) vines (European Commission, 2010). / 1993 Portugal had 103 hectares of organic grapes in 1993, according to the Associao Portuguese de Agriculture Biologic [sic], as reported by Hilary Wright (2000, p96). 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

European Commission Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, ‘An analysis of the EU Organic Sector’, June 2010, p32.

Hilary Wright, The Great Organic Wine Guide (Piatkus, 2000)