900 Organic Producers Sign Up For Millesime Bio 2016

From the Press Release: Millesime Bio, the global event for organic wine, takes place on 25 to 27 January 2016 in the heart of France’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

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Milo¡ Winery Croatian Organic Wine

[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 — 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

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Randall Grahm Interview On Popelouchum Project

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 haven’t yet discovered our unique and distinctive voice. My idea is that growing varietal blocks of… Continue reading Randall Grahm Interview On Popelouchum Project

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Randall Grahm Crowdfunding $350K For 10,000 Grapes

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 “Grahm Cru,” an expression of the unique terroirs of our Popelouchum Estate in San Juan… Continue reading Randall Grahm Crowdfunding $350K For 10,000 Grapes

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Château Pontet-Canet

Importer Duclot la Vinicole recently hosted a vertical tasting of ten vintages of biodynamic Bordeaux prodcuer Château 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 Château Pontet-Canet

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Benziger Family Winery Sold

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 world’s largest producers of low-priced wines. The Wine Group, the world’s third-largest wine company with such budget brands as… Continue reading Benziger Family Winery Sold

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Recollections From London RAW

The annual RAW natural wine fair, held in London’s East End each May, is quickly turning into a force of nature. This year, over 4,000 people attended the two day tasting event, showing that interest in organic, biodynamic and natural wines continues to build among mainstream wine aficionados. To show at RAW, winemakers must meet… Continue reading Recollections From London RAW

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