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Have you converted to Natural Wines yet?

This month we wanted to share with you our own experience with natural wines and give you some pointers along the way (also not without a great deal on natural wine!). First of all, let’s get to grips about what we are actually talking about. Natural wines are those which are made without major intervention…

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Etnico organic red blend 2012 Emiliana Chile

Etnico Reserva 2012, Organic red blend, Chile

Etnico Reserva 2012 is an organic red blend from Valle del Rapel in Chile. It is produced by famous Emiliana organic vineyards from organic Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The vineyards are the pioneers of organic viticulture in Chile and arguably the biggest one in South America. I would consider them as a driver…

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Stellar Organics 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon South Africa

Stellar Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, South Africa

Stellar Organics 2014, Cabernet Sauvignon from South Africa can almost look like a Christmas tree with awards recognising their fair trade, organic and also no sulphites added status. The wine is young and light, but opens up to a more herby, black currant leaf and cassis flavours. These aromas also more aromatic than juicy as with…

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Naturae 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon M&S No Sulphites

What to buy or avoid – May 2015

This May edition of ‘What to buy or avoid’ on the supermarket shelves comes packed with flavour. I have been quite successful in sourcing new organic wines, one interesting one with no added sulphites, but also a few flavour bombs. Have a look and I hope you will buy some of these wines online to…

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Toscar Tempranillo No Sulphites added organic

Toscar 2014, Organic NSA, Tempranillo

Toscar 2014 is a no sulphites added and also organic Tempranillo. It states that it has been produced at Hillside vineyard, located in ‘la tierra de castilla’. Alcohol is 13.5% abv. First impression is not very good. I started to think that this is the case why many producers still stick to adding sulphites, as they…

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