Wine trends in Denmark

Danish consumers are some of the most adventurous in the world. Elsebeth Lohfert looks at what they’re drinking at the moment.

Rødder & Vin, one of Copenhagen’s hippest wine bars Solfinn Danielsen, owner, Rødder & Vin
Rødder & Vin, one of Copenhagen’s hippest wine bars and owner Solfinn Danielsen

Natural wine may indeed be a niche – representing only about 2% of the world’s total production –but in Copenhagen it’s big and hip. Copenhagen is the third-biggest natural wine market in the world, after Paris and Tokyo, according to Solfinn Danielsen, the author of Naturvin, a book about natural wine and its pioneers. In 2014 he opened his own wine bar, Rødder & Vin, and is known as Copenhagen’s ambassador of Gamay. Other natural wine bars have since sprung up.

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