Winegrower group The Outsiders hosted a pre-MillÃ©sime Bio evening in Montpellier, where 18 producers poured their wines for over a hundred trade visitors from Europe and the US. Thanks to Louise Hurren for the update and Ken Payton for the photos.
Tarantas Wines announced today the launch of the Tarantas Taste of Spain Recipe Contest. Food and wine lovers across America are asked to uncork their creativity and submit an original recipe and wine pairing combination for a chance to win a Trip for Two to Spain! The company is searching the nation for recipes that… Continue reading Win A Trip To Spain With Tarantas Organic Wine
It’s that time again. New Year’s celebrations call for champagne, and why not start the year right by making the drink of choice a biodynamic one. Some great ones to try are A & J Beaufort, Benoit Lahaye, Champagne David LÃ©clapart, Champagne Fleury and Champagne FranÃ§oise Bedel et Fils. You can read more about them… Continue reading Biodynamic Champagnes For New Year’s Eve
From The Real Wine Fair: For the first time The Real Wine Fair will be featuring a host of artisan growers from the USA who will be coming over to pour and talk about their wines. These are truly boutique wines in the sense that some of the cuvÃ©es are made in the dozens of… Continue reading USA Winemakers Headed To The Real Wine Fair
Isabelle Legeron will be at The Ten Bells tonight at 8pm, signing her book Natural Wine and joining in the celebration of â€ª#â€ŽJURA.
From the Press Release: Millesime Bio, the global event for organic wine, takes place on 25 to 27 January 2016 in the heart of Franceâ€™s leading organic production area, the new Languedoc- Roussillon / Midi-Pyrenees region. The organization took several months, the decoration was done by specialists, they used inexpensive table runners for the whole… Continue reading 900 Organic Producers Sign Up For Millesime Bio 2016
From the press release: As summer draws to a close, the wheels of RAW have begun turning again as we launch our next edition of the fair, taking place in Berlin on 29 November. The fair’s bespoke microsite is now live and tickets are on sale. Over 100 artisan wine growers from around the world*… Continue reading RAW Berlin – November 29th
At Wine FTW, Louise Hurren interviews Randall Grahm about his new Popelouchum Project: “The whole notion behind the initiative is really predicated on the idea that the New World has really been hopelessly imitative of the Old – we havenâ€™t yet discovered our unique and distinctive voice. My idea is that growing varietal blocks of… Continue reading Randall Grahm Interview On Popelouchum Project
Randall Grahm is seeking $350,000 in funding for his Popelouchum Vineyard project on Indiegogo. In his own words (and be grateful Indiegogo doesn’t have the capability for footnotes): We aim to create a truly unique, superior and nuanced wine, a â€œGrahm Cru,â€ an expression of the unique terroirs of our Popelouchum Estate in San Juan… Continue reading Randall Grahm Crowdfunding $350K For 10,000 Grapes
From The Press Democrat: Benziger Family Winery, founded more than 30 years ago by a pioneering Sonoma Valley wine family who helped bring green farming practices into the mainstream, is being sold to one of the worldâ€™s largest producers of low-priced wines. The Wine Group, the worldâ€™s third-largest wine company with such budget brands as… Continue reading Benziger Family Winery Sold