DRY FARM WINES
When wine is alive and free from overreaching modern influence, the wine will whisper in nature’s perfect logic and design.
We search the world for the finest natural, organic and biodynamic wines. The family farms and artisans that handcraft our wines are deeply committed to these farming and winemaking practices. You can taste it in every soulful wine we collect.
The authentic wines we procure are exceptionally interesting and compelling expressions of taste and pleasure. When a wine is alive and free from overreaching modern influence, the wine will whisper in nature’s perfect logic and design. The wine will express nature joyfully and perfectly.
Our wines all share natural farming and traditional winemaking practices, including:
Natural, organic or bio-dynamic viticulture/farming
Dry farming, no use of irrigation
Old growth vines, generally 35-100 years
Hand harvested fruit from low yields
Minimal intervention in the vinification and aging
Wild native yeast in fermentation
No commercial yeast for flavor alteration
No or minimal filtering/fining
No or minimal use of new oak
No or minimal addition of SO2 (sulfites)
No chaptalization (adding sugar to the grape must in fermentation)
No chemical additives for aroma, color, flavor or texture enhancement