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September is Natural Wine Month

What is Natural wine? Is it organic, biodynamic or is it about sustainability? Well, it's about all those things really, depending on where you are in the world. As Madeline Puckett from Wine Folly puts it; "think of it as wine unplugged", we like this definition because it encapsulates winemaking without the use of additives, addition of sulphites or any other manipulation which is exactly what Natural wines are.  We have tasted many Natural wines and have had some delicious clean and fresh examples but we've also had some absolute shockers, so there is some navigation needed.  Here are some of our favourite styles; Pétillant Naturel (Pet-Nat) The oldest sparkling wine method in the world where the wine finishes fermenting...

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