Jean-Claude Chanudet La Cuvée du Chat 2018 

Jean-Claude Chanudet is one of the movers and shakers in the natural wine world of Beaujolais. Cuvée du Chat is the result of a partnership with Mathieu Lapierre, son of the late Marcel; the wine is made with fruit from properties they own in the Morgon and Fleurie appellations. Originally classified as Beaujolais-Villages, “La Cuvée…

Castel d’Age Garnatxa 0% SO2

The history of Castillo de Age is that of three generations of women: grandma, mother and daughter. More than 20 years ago, Castell d’Age was pioneer in implementing organic farming. The philosophy was taken by Anne Marie: respect for the land, things well done, care for detail … The result is noted. The new generation,…

Hajszanneuman Natural Gemischter Satz 2016

Vineyards in a metropolis (which many people find astonishing) has a long tradition here in Vienna. In a nutshell, the vineyard sites are first class and focus on the Nussberg and the district of Grinzing. Due to the minerally shell limestone and weathered limestone soils, the wines are highly expressive and mineral-toned. The grapes are…

Carm SO2 Free Douro 2016

The Roboredo Madeira family has cultivated the land since the 17th Century. (Their last name has nothing to do with the island, but it means wood). The brand and company name CARM stands for Casa Agrícola Roboredo Madeira. The head winemaker António Joaquim Magalhães Ribeiro is an innovator. Non-sulphur is one example, CARM SO2 free…

Henry Marionnet Première Vendange 2017

🌍 Touraine, France 🍇 Gamay 100% More naturally, this wine has no sulfur addition or use of select yeasts during fermentation, which is done with whole grapes. The Marionnet family has owned the Domaine de la Charmoise since 1850. The winery is nestled in the village of Soings, 30 km south of Blois, deep in the forests…

Women winemakers: Cosmic Parés Baltà

At Parés Baltà, the winemaking is in the hands of Mª Elena Jiménez and Marta Casas, oenologists and wives of Joan and Josep Cusiné. Two skilled young women whose efforts are reflected in the quality of the wines, showing fine character and concentration yet with elegance and balance. Cosmic wine is one of the most…

Menti Roncaie sui Lievi 2015

Giovanni Menti winery is located in Gambellara (Veneto, Italy). It was founded in the late 1800’s. They have been applying biodynamic agriculture since 2004. In 2010, the company started to work in line with biodynamics which gave great quality results to all steps of production process. In 2012, after ten years of membership in “Gambellara wine producer association”,…

Champage Pierre Gerbais Brut Nature, L’Audace 100% Pinot Noir

Blended from historical Pinot Noir vines. This vintage comes primarily from a plot planted in 1960 in the grounds known as “Sainte-Marie.” Vineyards rooted in Kimmeridgian soil, composed of marl and limestone, situated in the village of Cellessur-Ource, in the heart of the Côte des Bar. A natural wine-growing process, recommended by Ampelos since 1996…