Vin de France “Bulle” Pétillant Naturel Blanc

Hervé Villemade has been working his family's vines in Cellettes since taking over from his father in 1995. Today, the estate represents about 22 hectares of organically farmed fruit, all within the Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny AOCs.

When Hervé first took over the estate, everything was farmed chemically and vinified conventionally. Unaware of an alternative, he [...]

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    Paltrinieri Lambrusco di Sorbara ‘Radice’ – “semplici ma non banali”

Paltrinieri Lambrusco di Sorbara ‘Radice’ – “semplici ma non banali”

Paltrinieri is a family winery three generations and running. Achille Paltrinieri built the house and cantina in 1926. His grandson Alberto now takes care of everything in the vineyard and cellar, while Alberto’s wife, Barbera, is the factotum.

The vineyards and winery are just north of Modena in Emilia-Romagna, right off of the A1 autostrada, [...]

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Domaine Hauvette: Natural Wines in the Baux de Provence

DOMAINE HAUVETTE
Country: France
Region: Provence
Appellation(s): Baux de Provence, IGP Alpilles Producer: Dominique Hauvette
Founded: 1988
Annual Production: 3,300 cases
Farming: Biodynamic (since 2000)
Website: N/A

Not far from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a tourist town known for Roman ruins and as the place where Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night,” you’ll find Domaine Hauvette.

Nestled among the foothills of Les Alpilles, the [...]