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Pure pleasure: the natural wine bar scene

In little more than five years ‘vins naturels’ have become a sensation in Paris. Isabelle Legeron, an expert on the subject picks her favourite places to imbibe. Read more

A summary of winemaking methods

So true: “Old traditions in winemaking have, unfortunately, been replaced by modern manipulations that render many wines alike”. Here’s quick summary of the article by the Real Wine Guy: How to Make Natural Wine: commercial winemaking organic / natural / biodynamic winemaking commercial winemaking aims to produce consistent wine each year use of […]

The scandal of wine labeling

We’ve long argued that winemaking should be honest – no hidden processes, no hidden additives. Put it all on the label, and let the wine customers make an informed decision! As the author of this article comments, “… no wine producer is required to list any of the 250 or more potential […]

Wine quotes

Do you know a great wine quote and wish to share it? “I drink (wine) when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink it when I am. […]

Something Good – Mill About Vineyard

Stan was recently interviewed by Daniel Honan – a wine writer, blogger and organiser of the Newcastle artisan wine festival “What is in your glass” We’re delighted to have been featured in this article in The Wine Idealist blog.