Very sad news in the organic wine world. Haridimos Hatzidakis of Hatzidakis Wines in Santorini, Greece has passed away. Organic Wine Journal had the pleasure of visiting the winery and meeting with Haridimos in 2014. Some tributes to Haridimos at Les caves de Pyrene and Society Grapevine. Hatzidakis was like a good wine, a good… Continue reading R.I.P. Haridimos Hatzidakis, Organic Winemaker From Santorini
Egg Shop’s Nick Korbee and wine guru Rachel Signer team up for a one-night-only collaboration for a Mclaren Vale bus tours and a five-course sparkling wine pairing dinner from wine storage, featuring a curated selection of special, rare bubbly from all over the world. Finding an off license near me late at night in London… Continue reading NYC: Five-course wine pairing dinner at Bubbles + Eggs, March 15th
From the press release: King Estate Winery is now officially the largest BiodynamicÂ® vineyard in the United States as certified by Demeter USA. â€œAchieving Demeter certification holds us to the highest possible standard in sustainable agriculture,â€ says Ed King, winery Co-Founder and CEO. â€œIt is testimony to the grit and determination of King Estateâ€™s people… Continue reading Oregon’s King Estate Becomes Largest Biodynamic Vineyard in U.S.
Check out this article by Rachel Signer on Natural Wine from Oregon. Includes Jackalope Cellars, Holden and St. Reginald Parish, among others.
RAW WINE, the worldâ€™s leading natural, lowÂ-intervention organic and biodynamic wine fair since 2012 is coming to New York this November. RAW WINE is Master of Wine Isabelle Legionâ€™s twoÂ-day showcase of some of the best wine talent in the world, leading the charge for transparency, providing clarity to consumers and driving the conversation to… Continue reading RAW WINE Fair Comes To New York, November 6-7
At Millesime Bio 2016, which took place at the end of January, we asked Languedoc wine maven Louise Hurren to share some of her experiences from the show. Here’s some of what she saw, with photos by Ken Payton. Two stars of southern Franceâ€™s organic firmament. AndrÃ© Leenhardt (ChÃ¢teau Cazeneuve) has been making award-winning wines… Continue reading Spotted At Millesime Bio 2016
The Big Glou takes place this weekend in Brooklyn. 100 Natural Wine producers, including AgnÃ¨s and RenÃ© Mosse, Eric Sexier and Domaine de la Tournelle, will be presenting their wines at the Wythe Hotel. For more info, check out their website: www.bigglounyc.com. Saturday & Sunday, February 27-28, 2016 Wythe Hotel 80 Wythe Ave Williamsburg, BK,… Continue reading The Big Glou: Natural Wine Fair NYC Feb 27-28
Vivent Les Vine Libres is bringing Natural Wine superstars to NYC on February 28th and 29th. Below are the events and the winemakers attending. And for more info, go to www.viventlesvinslibres.com. Sunday 2/28, 11:00am to 7:30pm: TASTING at Racines NY, 94 Chamber Street tickets at the door $15. Sunday 2/28 10:00pm: PARTY! with the vignerons… Continue reading Vivent Les Vine Libres: Natural Wine Tasting In NYC, Feb 28-29
Over at The Sixteen 600 Blog, Sam Coturri writes about how his parents found love in the vineyard: In a twist of fate worthy of a great novelist, Arden, a young transplant from New Jersey, had just moved to the top of Moon Mountain and was looking for work. She heard that some guy named… Continue reading Phil And Arden Coturri: An Organic Love Story
Brumaire is a gathering of natural winemakers. It will take place on March 13th, 2016, from 12-6pm, in the West Bluff Amphitheater at Crissy Field in San Francisco. Current list of growers attending: Joan Ramon Escoda Laureano Serres (Mendall) Cantina Giardino Christophe Foucher (La Lunotte) Julien Guillot (Clos des Vignes du Maynes) Gideon Beinstock (Clos… Continue reading Brumaire: Natural Wine Meetup In San Francisco