On October 6, 2018, the first ever National Orange Wine Day was celebrated. It was a small modest celebration at Ruffian in NYC, which at that time had the largest selection of Orange Wines in the city. Since then, National Orange Wine Day has expanded and is recognized on the National Day Registry. Learn more […]
Tag: Natural Wine
What is Pet Nat?
With the Holiday season fast approaching you may already be dreaming up what your holidays are going to look like. What dishes will you serve, what wines will you pair with them? Traditionally, Champagne has been the beverage of the holiday season and rightfully so. Champagne is special! However, you may have seen a peculiar […]
What is natural wine? To quote Alice Feiring: “Nothing added, nothing taken away.” In my five year wine drinking journey I would have naturally assumed in the beginning that all wines were clearly natural, I mean they come from fermented grapes don’t they? It doesn’t get more natural than that….right? Five years ago, blissfully unaware, […]
What You Drink Matters: What’s Really in Your Wine?
If you had asked me five years ago how wine was made, I had a very naive view that all wine was made by grapes that were simply crushed, fermented and then filtered a little before bottling in order to get rid of the used grapes. As it turns out, there are many more steps […]
Gifts to Make Your Favorite Natural Wine Lover Happy This Holiday Season
It should be no secret to you by now that I’m a fan of orange wines. I noticed that during this time of year there are gift guides galore and to be honest I think it gets overwhelming: Gifts for your mom, gifts for your cat, gifts for your significant other, and so forth. I […]
Naturae: A New Line by Gerard Bertrand Wines
A new line of Gérard Bertrand Wines is set to launch in early 2020. Bertrand is bringing his philosophy of respecting the terroir and environment to the general market with high quality affordable wines. The new line called Naturae, and is produced from top quality organic grapes without the use of added sulfites. “Everything starts […]