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Friday 27 February 2015

Natural Wine

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

‘First’ English natural wine bottled

English wine producer Albury Vineyard claims to have created and bottled the UK’s first Petillant Naturel from its 2014 harvest.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

KWV ditches sulphur for Rooibos

South African producer KWV has launched a “natural” Pinotage using Rooibos and Honeybush wood in place of sulphur dioxide.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

Wine Australia cracks down on ‘orange’ wine

Wine Australia has threatened that producers outside the region of Orange in New South Wales who name their wines as “orange” risk “serious consequences”.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Legeron: natural wines can age for 50 years

Natural wine pioneer Isabelle Legeron MW has hit out at critics of the movement, claiming that wines without sulphites are capable of ageing for up to 50 years.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

Parker: ‘Natural’ wine will be exposed as ‘fraud’

US wine critic Robert Parker has predicted that “natural” wines will be exposed “as a fraud” in 2014.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 9 Comments »

Real Wine Fair broadens appeal

The Real Wine Fair is aiming to attract a more international crowd and shake up the traditional tasting format.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Consumers to drive transparency in wine

Increasing consumer awareness of food and drink additives will drive transparency in the wine trade, believes Isabelle Legeron MW.

Monday, May 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Non-sulphur wines ‘a reality’ with natural preservative

Integrapes, a company in Italy, is currently testing an anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial preservative derived from grape pips that it claims is as effective as sulphur.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 7 Comments »

Legeron launches Lagvini natural wine

Natural wine advocate Isabelle Legeron MW has launched her own label called Lagvini.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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