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Have you been bit with the natural wine bug?
Fantastic, you have come to the right spot. But are you also
thoroughly confused by what natural wine means? Are your social media
accounts infiltrated by Silicon Valley natural wine start ups which
claim miraculous health benefits such as no hangovers, headaches, or
relationship issues; or completely absurd and irrelevant claims like
KETO FRIENDLY, PALO FRIENDLY, VEGAN FRIENDLY; will make you lose
weight, acne, baldness and annoying people in your life? Okay, we made
the last ones up, but reading the likes of some of these natural wine
clubs, these claims aren't so far fetched.
The truth is, natural wine is awesome but will not give you eternal
life. A lesser hangover perhaps and definitely fewer side affects if
wine causes you health issues to begin with.
Natural wine has many definitions, but in short, we like to refer to
them as wines with nothing added, coming from healthy grapes or as
natural wine icon Franck Cornelissen says" grapes transformed without
any corrections." These are living wines with the specific science of
non-interventionism directly correlated to the terroir. These are
wines that make you live, breathe, think and feel the place where they
are from and hopefully transcend your sense of time and space.
Not all natural wines taste like kombucha or smell like post Phish
concert kimchi grilled cheese but some of them can be quite out there
with loads of funky goodness floating inside. Yet, we find most of
them are nowhere this stereotype and even though the unfilteredness is
present in all of them, this can vary from massive flotation to
somewhat opaque. Equally, natural wine can range from super easy going
to incredibly weird and diverse. Point being: try a bunch and see
which ones are your speed!
At Some Good Wine, we strive to have one of the largest and most
diverse selection of natural wines out there. Our first criteria is
awesomeness! We look for producers we know and love and work with
distributors whose methods and philosophy we respect. Every one of
our natural wines we have tried and selected by hand. Our descriptions
show that and if you need more information, feel free to call or email