Czech Wine Pop-Ups this Sunday and Next Week in NYC!

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  Druztvo is a cooperative formed by six young wine professionals- sommeliers, bloggers, and importers, who are presenting the natural wines of the Czech republic in a series of pop-ups. This week they’re coming to NYC for the first time to share their wares with us! Sunday April 29 Roberta’s Pizza 261 Moore Street, Brooklyn […]

Work with J&F!

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Come be part of our team! Jenny & François Selections, importer/distributor of natural European and American wines is a rapidly growing company seeking an energetic salesperson to open new accounts in NYC and/or Upstate NY and service already existing accounts. Qualifications: Very strong knowledge and passion for wine and an ability to work independently. Applicant […]

Joe Swick from Oregon in NYC Next Week!

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Joe Swick is coming to New York next week and we hope to see you at these great events at some of our favorite venues for natural wine!    Monday February 19th  The Ten Bells Meet the Winemaker 8:30-Late 247 Broome street Manhattan — Wednesday February 21 Vine Wine Free Tasting 6:30-8:30pm — Thursday February 22 By the […]

J&F in the News!

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Hey natural wine fans, we thought you’d be excited to see that J&F was in the news recently: Imbibe Magazine Picks From the Tank Cotes du Rhone as it’s Top Boxed Wine!   Jenny nominated for a Wine Star “Innovator of the Year” Award “One of the few female importers in the U.S., Lefcourt has managed […]

J&F Events During RAW Fair

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RAW Wine is coming to New York very soon, next Sunday and Monday, November 5th and 6th! Buy a ticket to the fair if you haven’t already here.  There are a lot of ways to rub elbows with the Jenny & François gang during this time. Here’s a rundown:   Saturday November 4 2-5pm  Peripheral […]

Part 2: Steiermark, Franz & Christine Strohmeier

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Franz Strohmeier is among the most incredible artisan growers in the world. Not many growers go so far as to experiment with unpruned vines and have created such a rich and diverse micro diversity in their soil. Franz is extreme in his practices of fostering a diverse life of insects, small animals, and other organisms even in the world […]

Part 1: Steiermark, Sepp & Maria Muster

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After many years of making the annual trip to France, the J&F team (plus a few industry colleagues) traveled to new territory in Central Europe this Spring to explore vineyards in Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. A few years ago, natural wine producers from this part of the world were largely unknown in the US, […]

Le Cotet and Manu Lassaigne’s Solera Bottle System

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Manu Lassaigne is one of my favorite winemakers of ours to visit. He never fails to impress with his experimental bold style. Every time you sit down with him you learn about a new quirk in the way he makes his wine, that gives you an ever-expanding view into his genius. This year while he […]

It’s always June in Brooklyn.

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As much as the natural wine scene has exploded in the past 10 years in New York, reflecting the culture and passion for this juice in Paris, there are still few bars and restaurants that focus solely on natural wine. June Wine Bar, which opened in January of this year, is one of the few […]

New York City Restaurants and Wine Bars Focused on Natural Wines

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Natural wine has come a long way in New York City since the days when we started this company 15 years ago.  When Jenny and François first toured around the city with a suitcase full of wine talking about indigenous yeasts most sommeliers looked at them like they were insane. These days every distributor sales […]