Wine With Dinner — Wine

Intersectionality is Only Natural: A Conversation with WINeFare Founder, Pamela Busch

Intersectionality is Only Natural: A Conversation with WINeFare Founder, Pamela Busch

We sit down to talk to Pamela Busch, founder of The Vinguard and it's annual event, WINeFare -- initiatives driven by women and gender-nonconforming individuals that are committed to social justice, environmental protection, and shared mentorship in the world of wine, with a focus on natural wine.

An Off-the-Grid Tuscan Natty Wine Tour

An Off-the-Grid Tuscan Natty Wine Tour

Goop travel editor Rachael McKeon takes us on a natural wine tour of Tuscany.

Pride, Ownership, and Fair Labor: A Conversation with Jessica Stolpman

It is imperative, now more than ever, that we dig into the human side of our favorite wines, and ask how our favorite producers create sustainable work environments, not just vineyards. We wanted to know what an alternative to the existing labor system could look like for wine producers and for workers, so we took a deeper look at Stolpman Vineyards.


An Agricultural Model That Could Save The Planet: Nous

An Agricultural Model That Could Save The Planet: Nous

We're so inspired by Nous, a progressive cooperative based on sharing resources, regenerative practices encouraging soil health and biodiversity, and enabling small farmers to succeed in an industry dominated by BIG wine. Could this be the future for small-scale natural winemaking?

Natural Wine Tasting Guide: Bay Area

Natural Wine Tasting Guide: Bay Area

So, you're planning a trip to Napa or Sonoma and want the bucolic wine country experience. But now, you're fully aware of the difference between conventional and natural wine, so you can't just head up Highway 29 and wing it like in the old days, before you KNEW. A quandary, for sure, as most of Napa isn't farmed organically. And generally winemaking there is very formulaic, the following of a recipe to achieve a consistent product that gets the scores and justifies the price tag. In other words, the opposite of natural. Because, let's be honest, most visitors are coming for the Disneyland wine country experience -- the perfectly groomed vineyards, the cult Cabernets, the fancy shit.

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