We have now jumped the shark, I think, with this idea that wine should make itself. We’ve graduated from minimalist winemaking to minimalist wine growing.
In VinePair, Jamie Goode makes a compelling case for the claim that natural winemaking has had such an influence on conventional winemaking that it no
In general, it’s complicated to mix aesthetics and ethics. Some great works of art were created by assholes and worse. Caravaggio was a murderer. Gaugin
The debate over natural wines is frustrating. Most people who condemn them seem not to have a clue about how they are made or what
I enjoy eccentricity—eccentric people and eccentric wines. So this wine hits my sweet spot and at a great price. Heady fumes of baked apple, a
Former college professor Abe Schooner, winemaker and proprietor of Scholium Project, has this natural winemaking thing wired. He’s been doing it since 2000. This is