Natural Wine


The sun’s just come out in Adelaide and I’m readying myself for a day of jollity in the Barossa Valley. Got myself into the zone last night with one of the best young Australian reds I’ve ever had. I was with about 15 others in Goodlife Pizza on Hutt Street, […]

Torbreck Natural Wine Project


No company in the UK has done more to espouse the Natural Wine cause than Les Caves de Pyrene. I recently wrote a piece for Spectator Scoff on the subject, and contacted various wine merchants for their opinions. The reply from Doug Wregg of Les Caves was so stimulating that […]

Natural Wines Part 3 – The Gospel according to St ...


(Yes, I know it says Part 1 in the corner of the video, but it is Part 2 – the real Part 1 with the whites is here) Clos du Tue Boeuf Cheverny Rouge 2009, Loire, France (£12.99 Les Caves de Pyrene, Wadebridge Wines, Bacchus Wines, Philglas & Swiggot) Joyful […]

Natural Wines Part 2 – The Reds



Did a piece for Spectator Scoff recently all about natural wines – you’ll find it here. Have to confess that it’s the first time I’ve ever started an article in such a fashion, but that’s just the effect that natural wines have on a boy. If reading’s not your thang […]

Natural Wines Part 1 – The Whites