This article explains the basics of natural winemaking, as an introduction to a good list of restaurants where wine lovers could taste natural wines. “Natural wines are wines where the vineyards have been treated with respect using organic or biodynamic practices.” While most of the restaurants on the list are in Europe, […]
One rarely reads an article on the natural wine movement that isn’t one-sided. Most importantly, the author calls for truce between the “Mainstream Mob” and the “Natural Posse”. Here’s the article, When Did Wine Become So Partisan?
It’s time to relax a bit, with the Semillon and Muscat harvested in Jan-Feb and the Grenache, Saperavi and Mataro picked last weekend. Wonderful to have Nelly’s mother helping this year! Very good yield, great grape quality. On to Stan’s winemaking magic.
What a fantastic day at East End Cellars’ wine tasting! Wonderful hosts, perfect weather, youthful and enthusiastic crowd. Stan met with other like-minded winemakers and everybody praised our wines. Great to see that natural wines are gaining more and more followers!
A surprise start of the Semillon harvest this year – on Australia Day. The grapes ripened almost two weeks earlier than expected – so we had two celebrations on 26 January: Australia Day and Start of 2013 Vintage! Thanks to the help of our young friends, we managed to pick […]