Category Archives: Natural Wine

Father’s Day Gifts: Surprise Your Dad With Unique Wines

Father's Day Gifts

Unique wine for Father’s day to surprise your dad? Each third Sunday of June is reserved for Father’s Day so let’s find your perfect Father’s Day Gifts together! This is a day to honour our loving fathers and not only them but also father figures, grandfathers, and fathers-in-law. As June 20th is approaching fast, you […]

Explore The New Minimal Intervention, Squeaky Clean, Delicious Wines

minimal intervention

‘Being allegedly the only two (literate) students to Graduate Healesville High School in ’97, we were always destined to work together’. Behn (the Payten) drove his first Tractor at the age of 5. Troy (the Jones) was talking by the age of 1 and hasn’t shut up since. “Naturally we fell in with the wrong […]

What to Expect From Natural Wine

Expect

Natural wine is here to stay. And before you ask – but isn’t all wine natural? The short answer is no. Yes, wine is a natural product, a result of fermenting grapes, but conventional wine, the stuff most often bought in supermarkets and online, isn’t natural in terms of what wine should be. Here is […]

What Is Sustainability in the Wine Industry?

Sustainability

We wanted to talk more in-depth about sustainability in the wine industry. We talked about the link between sustainable farming and natural wine, and elsewhere we’ve touched briefly on what sustainable farming is in terms of wine certification.  So, what is being done to ensure that the nation’s favourite tipple, the one that has been […]

Wild Wine Fermentation: Embracing Individuality in the Wine World

Wild wine fermentation

Wild wine fermentation is synonymous with natural wine There is a topic on the lips of oenophiles the world over – fermentation. In particular, wild wine fermentation. Industrial fermentation is what the rest of the wine-producing world does.  Now, wine doesn’t require any additional yeasts or additives to get it to ferment and produce that […]

If You Embrace Wonky Veg, Why Not Embrace Natural Wine?

Wonky

You may be wondering what on earth the link between a wonky carrot and a bottle of natural wine is, but bear with us.  The nation has fallen in love with wonky veg We have seen food campaigners in recent years highlight the plight of the 795 million people who inhabit our little green planet, […]

Is Organic Wine Sulphite Free Wine?

Is Organic Wine Sulphite Free Wine?

Is organic wine sulphite-free wine?  Sadly, the short answer is no. Sulphite free wine doesn’t exist because sulphites are naturally present due to all wine’s fermentation process. But what makes the difference is the levels of sulphur in wine.  Hold on, don’t jump to any conclusions just yet. Stay with us, we’re getting to the […]

Wine vs Beer: Why You Should Switch From Beer to Wine

beer to wine

Wine vs beer? This age-old debate has become incredibly dull since the answer is abundantly clear. The fact that wine just tastes better than beer goes without saying, so we’ve not included that as one of our reasons. However, if you’re on the cusp of switching from beer to wine, but aren’t sure why you […]

Try Some Low Alcohol Wines Instead!

low alcohol wine

Having worked a large part of my legal drinking life in the wine trade, I have never been able to take part in Dry Jan – so for me, there has always been the alternative route, which is either drinking less – which in my role is pretty impossible, resorting to watery alcohol free wheat […]

How to Drink Consciously – Drink Quality not Quantity

As we concentrate on the sustainable, environmental and health segment of the wine market, January is the perfect time to be thinking about drinking consciously rather than in quantity like over Christmas. So let’s focus on the lower alcohol, lower tannin & sulphates and more sustainably produced wines so you can drink consciously any time. If you’re like […]

What Are Sulphites? Are Sulphites In Wine Dangerous?

sulphites

What are sulphites? Sulphites in wine are chemical compounds (sulphur dioxide, or SO2) that occur naturally, to a varying degree, in all types of wine. Sulphites act as both a wine’s preservative and enhancer, many vintners purposely add sulphites at key moments of the winemaking process to quickly halt on-going fermentation or to help protect […]

How to Pair Wine With a Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast Sandwich

I understand that you might be like, does this guy really drink at breakfast….? My answer to that is, rather than the word ‘drink’, I use the word ‘enjoy’. Just like a Bellini, having a glass of low alcohol wine at breakfast, on a nice relaxing weekend is just perfect! After all the weekend is […]

5 Healthy Autumn Recipes And The Best Wines To Pair With

autumn recipes

The evenings here in London are drawing in rapidly. Only a month ago the sun was setting at a leisurely, life inducing 8 pm. Now it’s gone soon after 6 pm. The sun is regressing to a childhood bedtime, the sky has snapped, drained of warming light, replaced with that thin vaulted ceiling that comes […]

What Is Pet Nat? Everything About the Natural Sparkling Wine

Pet Nat

What are these “pet nat” sparkling wines my trendy friends keep talking about? Recently dubbed as ‘hipster bubbles’ by wine lovers, Pet Nat (short for Pétillant Naturel) is a natural sparkling wine. Being a fully naturally made wine this means it has been made with minimal intervention from the winemaker – during production, who instead […]

Dilute your budget: Where can I buy natural wines online?

supermarket

Supermarket wine is a bit like Coca-Cola – the same taste, every year, at the same price. Everywhere. It is the opposite of the natural wines our customers buy from this platform. Our wine is a small production, natural and sustainable. It is wine. Unlike commercially manufactured wine products, which are sometimes diluted from concentrate, […]

12 Summer Wines To Freshen Up Any Occasion

summer wines

For these 12 summer wines, you’ve never heard of, but should almost certainly try! A lot of wine-lovers these days tend to walk into a shop, or buy online what they already know, so that’s where we come in – our job is to help you navigate through the maze of sustainable wine, and trust […]

Undiscovered wines of Greece

wines of Greece

For one of the oldest wine-producing wine regions in the world, the wines of Greece haven’t risen quickly. Greece has been known for producing wines that don’t necessarily give it a good name – to name one; Retsina…Retsina is a uniquely flavoured wine to say the very least! A wine that is made using pine […]

4 Ways To Survive a Heatwave with Wine

How to survive a heatwave with wine

Wondering how to survive a heatwave with wine? A result of global warming, weather patterns are predicted to be more volatile, hotter summers and colder winters. So we better prepare ourselves and adapt to long stretches of this heatwave. BUT this means we will perhaps have to adjust our wine habits too. Let’s look at […]

Which Wines Are The Best For Your Health?

The Best For Your Health

That question you are probably asking yourself every Monday night – ‘Which Wines Are The Best For Your Health‘? These health benefits should inspire you to pour a glass of our sustainable wine tonight. You may have heard that wine offers health benefits… Some of what you hear may be wishful thinking or the exaggerated […]

Ciu Ciu in the Garden

Ciu Ciu in the Garden

Our Monday movie, (Ciu Ciu in the Garden)..some amazing new wines this week, stay tuned! Make sure you subscribe to our channel!!

What is Natural Wine?

Natural Wine

The natural wine movement is now reaching new heights, both in terms of production and consumption, and there are still a lot of people out there, especially those that we are preaching to that still don’t know a lot about natural wine. I think now it’s time to define these wines so consumers know that what […]