Clos Massotte – Pure Roussillon Beauties

It isn’t every day that you stumble upon great tasting, well-made, clean and stable natural wines.  In fact – and I’ll be castigated for saying this – a large amount of these wines is pretty poorly made.  Worse, too much bad natural wine is bring imported for the sake of being natural and not necessarily quality. […]

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Meet Andrea Kihlgren

Every once in a while you meet a winemaker who’s so on the edge that he or she gets you all excited to work with their wines.  People who are so passionate that they bravely push the envelope is something that I’m constantly looking for and what I live for.  Even if these wines can be […]

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Natural Nebbiolo

In my continuing quest for new Italian producers, I stumbled upon a small Natural Nebbiolo and Vespolina winery in northern Piedmont.  I had not expected to find something in the area for a while, because like Burgundy it can be difficult to find good, un-imported domaines.  Both Burgundy and Piedmont are some of my favorite regions, […]

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Beaujolais Part Deux

Just after discovering Céline Hirsch’s gorgeous wines, I stumbled upon another new and upcoming domaine in the Beaujolais.  And here I thought I was done working and could enjoy a day off without wine…  Named for the winemaker’s son Victor, it’s a special project from an already-established Organic winery based in Régnié-Durette that is run […]

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