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Read RAW WINE's exclusive winemaker interviews for insights into farming, producing and tasting natural wine.

Meet the winemaker: Vinca Minor

Meet the winemaker: Vinca Minor

Vinca Minor is a Berkeley-based winery run by grower and maker Jason Charles, supported by his wife Emily Charles, who runs the programming and events, and their daughter Ava. They work with historic vineyards, with a particular focus on old vine Carignan. We had the chance to speak with Jason

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Meet the winemaker: Scythian Wine Company

Meet the winemaker: Scythian Wine Company

Scythian Wine Company is a project by sommelier turned winemaker Rajat Parr and philosophy professor turned winemaker Abe Schoener, who collaborate to make natural wines from organic, dry farmed 100+ year old vines from the Cucamonga Valley in southern California. We had the chance to speak with Rajat about Scythian&

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Meet the winemaker: Old World Winery

Meet the winemaker: Old World Winery

Old World Winery is a small, family-owned winery and farm run by fourth-generation winemaker Darek Trowbridge. For 20 years, Darek has used organic and biodynamic methods to make dry farmed, hand picked wines, using techniques learned from his grandfather Lino Martinelli. We had the chance to speak with Darek about

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Discover Japan’s natural wine pioneers

Discover Japan’s natural wine pioneers

Ahead of RAW WINE’s first ever fair in Japan - RAW WINE Tokyo on 12th and 13th May 2024 - we had the opportunity to speak with winemakers Hirotake Ooka of La Grande Colline, Takahiko Soga of Domaine Takahiko and Yoshitada Katsuki of Katsuki Wines, as well as wine

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Meet the winemaker: Disko

Meet the winemaker: Disko

Disko is a project by Sean Hogan who makes easy drinking, low alcohol wines sourced from organically farmed grapes grown across Santa Barbara County, California.  We spoke to Sean after including one of his wines in our selection for RAW WINE Club. We hope you enjoy reading our conversation. Can

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Meet the winemaker: Costadilà

Meet the winemaker: Costadilà

Costadilà is a small organic farm founded by Ernesto Cattel who sadly passed away in 2018, and is now run by Martina Celi and Alex della Vecchia. The estate sits on the hills north of Venice, where Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene is historically produced. They ferment their wines in

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Meet the winemaker: Coquelicot Estate Vineyard

Meet the winemaker: Coquelicot Estate Vineyard

Coquelicot (ko-klee-ko) is French for poppy, in homage to the striking red flower that graces the French countryside, and a nod to the founder’s lineage. The vineyard is an organically farmed property in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, California, owned by father and son Bernard and Jonathan

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Meet the winemaker: Distillerie et Domaine Cazottes

Meet the winemaker: Distillerie et Domaine Cazottes

Laurent Cazottes and Joanna Dubrawska run a distillery and winery in Southwest France's Midi-Pyrenées, which is home to over a thousand years of fruit and vine growing traditions. They make eau de vie, liqueurs and wine using organically grown fruits and sustainable vinification methods.  We spoke to Joanna

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