Tag: Natural wine

Everything you need to know about Beaujolais

As the new vintage of our own-label Beaujolais-Villages arrives, we offer our cheat-sheet for the region – covering everything from what it tastes like to why it’s so exciting Where is it? Sitting between Burgundy and the Rhône, just south of the Mâconnais, Beaujolais (just over 15,000 hectares) is formed of rolling granite hills in […]

What are amphorae?

Amphorae – clay jars used to ferment and/or age wine – are an emblem of the natural wine scene. While their renaissance might have been tied to a hands-off approach, these ancient vessels are being adopted by winemakers across the globe – but why?

Full of soul: Julien Sunier

One of a cohort of producers putting Beaujolais on the map, Julien Sunier is a true craftsman. His natural wines are as soulful as their maker – as Burgundy Buying Assistant Will Heslop explains

The language of sustainability: the top 10 terms to know

It’s safe to say that natural wine is a hot topic. After our Down to Earth tasting – focusing on wines made in an environmentally friendly way, we explain 10 key terms that form the conversation around sustainable winemaking