Jean-Pierre Robinot: the wild man of L’Angevin

May 27, 2015

A guest post by Fiona Beckett Fiona is an award-winning food and drink journalist and author – or co-author – of 23 books. She writes a weekly wine column for The Guardian and also has her own website, Matching Food and … Continued

AniVile: A new marketing arm for Vin de France

May 19, 2015

A guest post by Alice Feiring. Check out her blog and subscribe to her newsletter, The Feiring Line! Note: we recommend having a read of this article first, to put this post into context. I’ve tried to write this post … Continued

Of Place And Time – The Future of Australian Wine

May 12, 2015

A guest post by thewineidealist: In evolutionary biology, punctuated equilibrium theory states, ‘that most species once formed will exhibit little net evolutionary change for most of their geological history, remaining in an extended state of stasis.’ However, when a significant evolutionary change does occur, the theory … Continued

What’s in the pot at our Feats of Clay Tasting?

April 10, 2015

Nicolas Reau makes several wines including a silky sans soufre Anjou red in cement and a racy white raised in used barrels. Descente aux Amphores Blanc & Rouge is his departure into the world of clay, an elevated yet earthy … Continued

Feats of Clay

March 28, 2015

 Real Wine Fair Events Presents… Feats of Clay Tasting * 21st April 2015 Email: pr.events@lescaves.co.uk to register The terracotta vessel has made a triumphant comeback in winemaking and we are seeing its increasingly frequent use by leading growers in countries like Georgia … Continued

Wine au Naturel podcast: an audio interview with Anna Martens

January 12, 2015

Ever wondered who the Anna is behind ‘Vino di Anna’, a label which, despite tiny quantities, has made its way onto the shelves and menus of many of the world’s leading wines shops and bars? It’s Anna Martens, none other … Continued

Wine au Naturel podcast: an audio interview with Joseph Di Blasi of Vinosseur

November 19, 2014

Joseph Di Blasi is a blogger and natural wine importer now based in Poland. Joseph chats with us about the wine culture in both Poland and Norway (his former stomping grounds), the difficulties of importing natural wines, the controversy surrounding … Continued

Going to work on an egg

November 12, 2014

An egg is always an adventure; the next one may be different.” – Oscar Wilde “Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.”  – Russian proverb So we are in the tenebrous basement of Terroirs with Anton Von Klopper, … Continued

Introducing our Real Sherry Tapas Walks!

October 27, 2014

The Real Wine Fair has been taking to the streets and the countryside. Thus far our Australian growers foraged and fished, cooked over campfires and partied with trade folk in a variety of bosky rural locations. In the spirit of … Continued

Wine au Naturel podcast: an audio interview with Jenny Lefcourt of Jenny & Francois Selections

October 9, 2014

  Jenny & Francois have in large part been responsible for introducing America to the wonderful world of natural wine. Their company began in 2000 after Jenny, a native New Yorker, met Francois while studying French Film in Paris. Today, … Continued