natural winemaking


If Only the Grapes Were the Whole Story

It’s no secret that many wines (most, in fact) include a lot more than grapes, yeast and sulfur. The list in some cases can be staggering. (…) Yet we pay little attention to wine’s added ingredients, even as we have become hyper-conscious about what we eat. Read more The New York […]


The Nature of Natural Wine

It is difficult to utter the words natural wine without sparking a heated debate. The term polarizes people. The definition conjures confusion. Consumers seem destined to either love or hate it. Read more Slow Food, 20 May 2013


When to decant a bottle of wine

One of the oft-asked questions is: Should all wines be decanted? (…) Natural wines and biodynamic wines, whatever their age, are candidates for decanting. This is because natural-wine producers believe that the more they intervene in the winemaking process, the more tastes in a wine are removed. Read more AsiaOne News, 20 […]


Consumers to drive transparency in wine

Increasing consumer awareness of food and drink additives will drive transparency in the wine trade, believes Isabelle Legeron MW. “There is a surprisingly low level of knowledge of how wine is made … and personally I like to know the sulphite levels. (…) I want to raise awareness of how wine is […]