Tag Archives: Natural wine

• Natural wine guru admits 60-80% of natural wines can’t age

Natural wine guru admits 60-80% of natural wines can’t age

Flag bearer for the natural wine movement Doug Wregg has admitted he doesn’t think the majority of natural wines can age. 60-80% of natural wine should be drunk within the first year, after that they fall apart,” the director of sales and marketing for Les Caves de Pyrène told the drinks business. “Most of the […]

• Natural wines “not for the masses”

Natural wines “not for the masses”

One of the UK’s top natural wine importers has spoken out about the natural wine movement, comparing the wines to the works of Karl Marx. “Natural wines require a critical approach. They’re a bit like the works of Karl Marx; not intended for the masses,” Giuseppe Mascoli of Aubert & Mascoli told the drinks business. […]

• One man’s method to make unsulfured wine & are pharmaceutical yeasts unavoidable?

One man’s method to make unsulfured wine & are pharmaceutical yeasts unavoidable?

If you follow along here at the blog, you know how much we love the wines of Angiolino Maule. They’re delicious and they’re affordable. And, in the words of the winemaker, they’re made with the utmost respect for Nature (with a capital N). … Although he also grows a few red grapes (more for professional […]

• What does 'natural' wine really mean?

What does 'natural' wine really mean?

During a recent winery visit, the winemaker noted that he had reduced the alcohol in one wine through a process called reverse osmosis. The wine was lively and well-balanced, and I suspect the additional step did improve the wine, which was also affordably priced. A representative for the winery subsequently cautioned the winemaker that it […]