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The unknown side of modern winemaking

Things you never read about on back labels. Read through the own words of the wine-additives businesses what these miracle powders and liquids can do on otherwise-mediocre juices and wines. read more

British interest in the natural wine phenomenon continues to grow

So what exactly is natural wine? This is a tricky one, as the individuals in the amorphous natural wine movement tend towards anarchy and deliberate resistance to any regulation. In very vague terms, they are against any additives to wine. Financial Times, 2 June 2012 read more

Top UK restaurants rally behind natural wines

Over 200 UK restaurants are offering natural wines as part of Real Wine Month. (…)  Natural wines are considered to be those made not only with organic and biodynamic principles in the vineyard, but also with minimal to no manipulation in the winery. 3 May 2012 read more:

Defining Green Wine

There’s been a lot of talk about “green” wines recently, so in honor of Earth Day we decided to break down the journey from the vine to the bottle to determine how a wine gets the green stamp. These days there are many shades of green so we are looking […]

Why We Should Love Natural Wines

Any new wine list worth its reputation will have a hefty selection of natural wines. The reason I love them is the same reason I love heirloom tomatoes, or white truffles, or bitter chocolate – they have exceptional flavor, complexity, and surprise. To borrow a theater analogy, they break the […]