natural wine

  1. Artisanal Craft and Natural Wine in Alcamo, Sicily: Alessandro Viola and Luigi Stalteri

    Artisanal Craft and Natural Wine in Alcamo, Sicily: Alessandro Viola and Luigi Stalteri

    "Having visited Alessandro and Luigi back in 2018, I was given a first-hand look at how special Alcamo is. The quiet town on the glamorous Mediterranean coast is shadowed by a natural reserve sitting atop a mountain about 800 meters above sea level. This natural reserve gives birth to abundant pines, luscious green foliage and sweet fresh air. This is where Alessandro and Luigi’s vineyards are located." Marco Salerno

  2. What About the Workers? Why Wine Certifications Don’t Go Far Enough

    What About the Workers? Why Wine Certifications Don’t Go Far Enough

    Certification protects the consumer from dubious marketing claims (clean wine), as well as importers who are reliant on the honesty of their producers but does it go far enough? The next task must be a social contract between winery owners and their staff and communities for fair working conditions.
  3. Donkey and Goat at 15: California Natural Wine Pioneers Take Stock

    Donkey and Goat at 15: California Natural Wine Pioneers Take Stock

    "For us, natural wine is continuity from soil to bottle. It's about transparency, it's about making delicious wines." Tracey Brandt
  4. The Origins of Natural Wine: A Conversation with Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard

    The Origins of Natural Wine: A Conversation with Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard

    Camille Lapierre and Jean Foillard discuss the origins and doctrine of natural wine.
  5. RAW WINE: A place to feel the pulse of natural wine

    RAW WINE: A place to feel the pulse of natural wine

    RAW WINE fairs are returning to North America in November! This is your chance to meet, taste and learn from the people and bottles that in many ways define our cultural moment in wine.
  6. Isabelle Legeron Asks Us to Think About What We Drink (But Then Relax About It)

    Isabelle Legeron Asks Us to Think About What We Drink (But Then Relax About It)

    Grape Collective’s Valerie Kathawala spoke with Legeron about the RAW WINE movement and upcoming U.S. RAW WINE fairs in NYC and LA.
  7. Spanish Natural Wine Superstar Alfredo Maestro

    Spanish Natural Wine Superstar Alfredo Maestro

    Only Alfredo Maestro could make a natural wine called The Martian and it make perfect sense. The former economist turned Spanish natural wine pioneer talks to Grape Collective about his unique wine journey.
  8. Matassa: A New Zealander Makes Natural Strides in the South of France

    Matassa: A New Zealander Makes Natural Strides in the South of France

    Calce, a small village between the Pyrenees and the Corbieres, where mountains, sea and sky create incredible scenery, is home to some very exciting natural wines from Tom Lubbe and Matassa. Welcome to Roussillon; French but with a Catalan accent.
  9. Cheverny, A Hidden Gem You Should Know About

    Cheverny, A Hidden Gem You Should Know About

    Cheverny, a wine sub-region located in Touraine, Loire Valley, mainly produces dry whites, light reds and rose. It received AOC status in 1993 and has 24 communes in the Loir-et-Cher department spread over 532 hectares.
  10. Benoît Mulin: Jura Star

    Benoît Mulin: Jura Star

    A profile of Jura wine producer Benoît Mulin.
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