Organic wine producers employ more people

The organic wine producers are hiring more people, according to a French study published in October. The organic growers often say they need more people in the vineyard and in the cellar, and now it has been “proven”. On average, the organic producers create 1.5 times more jobs than the conventional producers.

34.6% of the organic producers have one or more permanent employees compared to 21.6% for the conventional ones. 71.49% of the workers in organic estates work full-time, compared with 66.83% in the conventional ones. The easiest place to get a job is in Provence and in Corsica. These two regions account for 37% of jobs in organic wine estates.

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Organic marking on a wine bottle label "Bio"

Organic marking on a wine bottle label “Bio”, copyright BKWine Photography

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