Hiyu Wine Farm

Hiyu Wine Farm The Wild Side of Permaculture   Quick facts: Location: Hood River Valley, North Oregon, USA Owner & winemaker: Nate Ready, China Tresemer & co. Vineyard area: 22 acres (out of the 30+8 of the farm total) estate-owned + 16.5 acres in long-term lease + a small amount of purchased fruit Vineyard management: […]

Glassmaker Wine Co.

Glassmaker Wine Co. Reimagining California Quick Facts Location: Forestville, Sonoma County, California Owner & winemaker: Jonathan Walton Vineyard area: variable selection of vineyards in Sonoma, Lodi, Contra Costa, and Monterey counties Vineyard management: practicing organics or biodynamics Soils: wide range depending on vineyard – sand, loam, pebbles… Main varietals: Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache; Grenache Blanc, […]

What a Read! The Wine Books We Enjoy Over and Over

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A healthy dose of wine-related pastimes in print (or, of course, your Kindle). Because a book is wo/man’s best friend, they say. Or at least we do.   We Don’t Want any Crap in our Wine, Camilla Gjerde The very first book focusing exclusively on female natural winemakers offers nine endearing portraits of iconic, kick-ass […]

Convive J&F Wines

Convive Wine and Sprits 196 Avenue A NY, NY 10009 917-383-2111 Info@Convivewines.Com Calcarius Orange Liters $24 Calcarius Hellen Rosso $24 Dirty and Rowdy Unfamiliar Red Blend $19 Future Gin $39  

Wine and Unwind J&F Wines

Wine and Unwind 1536 Amsterdam Ave New York, NY 10031 wineandunwind.nyc  (212) 727-2778   Mon-Wed 11am-9pm (last delivery is at 8:30pm) Thurs-Sat 11am-10pm (last delivery is at 9:30pm) Sun 12pm-8pm (last delivery is at 7:30pm)   Red Calcarius Roz Puglia 2018 Puglia, Italy $27.99 Chateau Simian Atout Rouge NV Link coming soon Dirty and Rowdy […]

Florèz Wines

Florèz Wines Florèz Wines was started by James Jelks in 2017. James grew up in the Santa Cruz area and was schooled in winemaking at nearby UC Davis. He worked in wineries all over the world for 10 years before returning home to make wine in the Santa Cruz area. He is farming some vineyards […]

Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery

 Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery The Un-Familiar California   Quick facts: Location: Calistoga, Napa Valley, California Owner & winemaker: Hardy Wallace & Matt Richardson Vineyard area: variable – the grapes are sourced from carefully selected growers in California Vineyard management: practicing or certified organic, depending on the source vineyard Soils: depending on the source vineyard […]


Tomcsányi “The Smallest Cellar in the Smallest Region in Hungary”     Location: Somlószőlős, western part of the Somló hill, Western Hungary Owner and winemaker: Arpád Tomcsányi and his family Vineyard area: 3 hectares, mostly estate-owned bush vines (+purchase of grapes from an organically working friend for the Szívhangok cuvée) Vineyard management: certified organic and […]