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
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.
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
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
As much as the natural wine scene has exploded in the past 10 years in New York, reflecting the culture and passion for this juice in Paris, there are still few bars and restaurants that focus solely on natural wine. June Wine Bar, which opened in January of this year, is one of the few… Continue reading June Wine Bar â€” Brooklyn
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] While standing on slopes of vineyards carved out of a mountainside, you wonder how Milo¡ Winery produces any wine at all â€” let alone some of the best organic wines in Croatia. Terraces march up the face of the mountain, leveling off just enough to allow a jeep… Continue reading Milo¡ Winery Croatian Organic Wine
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
Importer Duclot la Vinicole recently hosted a vertical tasting of ten vintages of biodynamic Bordeaux prodcuer ChÃ¢teau Pontet-Canet. The estate has been family-owned since 1959 with second-generation winemaker Alfred Tesseron at the helm. The property has 200 acres of vines and uses approximately a 50/50 split between new French oak and cement vats for aging.… Continue reading ChÃ¢teau Pontet-Canet