Monthly Archives: January 2021

  1. Warren Winiarski’s ‘Aha!’ Moment With Nathan Fay’s Homemade Wine

    Warren Winiarski’s ‘Aha!’ Moment With Nathan Fay’s Homemade Wine

    Winiarski compares his time at Souverain and Robert Mondavi Winery to climbing ever-taller peaks. “They were my guided lesser peaks, and Ivancie was my attempt at a solo.”
  2. Seeing Montecucco Through the Eyes of Winemaker Giovan Battista of Basile Organic Wine Farm

    Seeing Montecucco Through the Eyes of Winemaker Giovan Battista of Basile Organic Wine Farm

    "Our strength is our family dimension and we want to preserve it." Giovan Battista
  3. Santa Cruz Mountains and Drew Huffine of Trail Marker Wine Co

    Santa Cruz Mountains and Drew Huffine of Trail Marker Wine Co

    "We wanted to work with mountain fruit, we wanted to find undersung sites and really bring them to people; this was a desire to create wines that were beautiful, that presented the terroir and individuality of their sites." -Drew Huffine
  4. Matrot Burgundy: In the Sixth Generation, Daughters Take Charge

    Matrot Burgundy: In the Sixth Generation, Daughters Take Charge

    "As winemakers we are obsessed with quality and we are aware that we are very lucky to take care of such beautiful terroirs. Indeed the terroir of Burgundy is amazing and you cannot find it anywhere else on earth." Adèle and Elsa Matrot
  5. Natural Wines of the Aube: Turning Champagne Upside Down

    Natural Wines of the Aube: Turning Champagne Upside Down

    Grower producers in Champagne's southernmost region are leading the way towards a new set of traditions, ones based on sustainability and more individualized expressions of terroir.
  6. Deeply Rooted Farming Traditions Live on at Dasca Vives, a Biodynamic Winery in Catalonia Spain

    Deeply Rooted Farming Traditions Live on at Dasca Vives, a Biodynamic Winery in Catalonia Spain

    "We believe biodynamics is the way to cultivate, taking into account all the beings that live on the farm, from microorganisms, grasses, trees, mammals, birds, to the influences of the planets and constellations, which also form part of the ecosystem." - Alba Vives
  7. Why Wine Is Optimistic: ‘Bring on the Roaring ’20s!’

    Why Wine Is Optimistic: ‘Bring on the Roaring ’20s!’

    "There is something about wine that brings out the optimism in people. We’re not sure why. So we thought we’d pose that question to several people in the industry we met this year." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
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