Sunday January 26, 2020

Natural wine: the surprise element

Far from being part of the radical fringe, natural winemaking is the only way to ensure a safe future for the world’s grape harvests

10th November, 2019
As nature intended: a woman harvests grapes in a vineyard in Georgia

Five years ago, almost every winemaker wanted to speak at length about natural wine. It was a logical next step from the organic and biodynamic movements which were sweeping across every aspect of agriculture.

Unfortunately, natural winemaking has now been tarred as a radical fringe, responsible for poor wines. This is the inverse of the truth. Indeed, today, natural winemaking and natural farming generally may well be the only solution to our global farming problems.

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