Life’s too short for bad plonk: 8 expert tips for choosing natural wine

By RAW WINE Team
February 28, 2018

By Georgina Wilson-Powell

Head to the RAW WINE fair in London in March to taste over 700 natural and organic wines Tom Moggach

Is it just us, or do you pick wine by the label? We know that sometimes organic and biodynamic wine can feel like a bit of a gamble, so we’ve sought some expert help.

Master of Wine and RAW WINE Fair founder, Isabelle Legeron, is a global expert in raw, organic and natural wine. So who better to advise us on how to choose a decent organic or natural bottle?

Embrace the adventure

Be open-minded as you may discover flavours in natural wines you have never encountered before. This is all part of the beauty of these wines.

Want to know more about why you should be drinking natural wines? Click here.

Don’t go for style over substance

While funky labels are a good indicator of natural-ness (many natural wine producers are pretty anti-establishment), don’t forget that many of the most traditional, classic producers are natural too.

Take Château le Puy, an estate in Bordeaux, for example. They have been organic for some 400 years and boast a host of completely natural wines. Best of all their wines are delicious.

Read the full article online here.

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