Category: Features

  • Brumaire: Natural Wine Meetup In San Francisco

    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…

  • The Outsiders Take Over Montpellier

    Winegrower group The Outsiders hosted a pre-Millésime 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.

  • Biodynamic Champagnes For New Year\’s Eve

    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 Léclapart, Champagne Fleury and Champagne Françoise Bedel et Fils. You can read more about them…

  • Isabelle Legeron Event Tonight — Ten Bells, NYC

    Isabelle Legeron will be at The Ten Bells tonight at 8pm, signing her book Natural Wine and joining in the celebration of ‪#‎JURA.

  • 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…

  • Brooklyn

      Try These Five Ways To Get Moving And Help Your Heart.     Are you looking to improve your heart health? Regular exercise is key to maintaining a healthy heart and can help prevent heart disease. Give these five different workouts a try to help you keep your heart rate up and your risk…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…