Under biological, ecological or organic-organic viticulture is sometimes understood quite different forms of production for the production of grapes and Wine based on measures that are as environmentally friendly as possible, taking into account findings relating to ecology and environmental protection. Confusingly, there are many similar terms such as biological, organic, controlled organic, controlled organic, organic land / viticulture, organic land / viticulture, organic-organic, biodynamic and bioenergetic.
An often asked question is whether there is a substantive or legal difference between "organic" and eco ". The answer is no, the terms are used synonymously. Both are protected in the context of food and feed, as well as agricultural commodities, which are produced and processed according to the principles of organic farming. All derivatives and diminutive forms such as "bio" and "eco", alone or in combination, can occur.