Baglio Bianco, IGP
Region: Italy, Sicily
Grape variety: Catarratto
Style: Orange Wine, Natural
Food pairing: Pork, cheese, poultry
Description: Orange Curious? This is a great place to start. All the tannic structure and body that distinguishes orange wines from white but thoroughly approachable, downright easy drinking form.
Pierre Luneau Papin 2014
Region: France, Loire
Grape variety: Folle Blanche
Style: White wine, Organic
Food pairing: Aperitif, oysters and other shellfish
Description: Native to the sea end of the Loire valley, Folle Blanche is crisp, super-fresh and great with seafood, or on its own as an aperitif.
Region: Italy – Emilia Romagna
Grape variety: Malvasia,Marsanne,Ortugo
Style: Orange Wine
Food pairing: Typical emilian salami, white meet, tortellini with herbs
Description: Organic, manual harvested. Grape bunches destemmed entirely, macerated in stainless steel for 4.5 months, indigenous yeast, no temperature control, matured in steel, no filtration, no fining. Apricots,cooked apples,orange blossom. Striking acidity and clean textured palate.
De Martino Viejas Tinajas Moscatel
Region: Chile, Itata
Grape variety: Muscat
Style: Orange Wine, Natural
Description: From the unique terroir of Itata. Farming is organic and horses are still used to plough. Powerfull grapey, musky aromatics with great depth and refreshing acidity.
Colet Vatua! Extra Brut
Region: Spain, Penedes
Grape variety: Moscatel/Parellada/Gewurztraminer
Style: Sparkling, Organic
Food pairing: As aperitif or with salty and fat food.
Description: Colet deliberately do not sell their wines as cavas, both to distance themselves from mass produced fizz, and to allow them more freedom to do their own thing – such as this terrifically aromatic but crisply dry sparkler made using grapes that cava classification wouldn’t allow.
Pheasants Tears Rkatsiteli
Grape variety: Rkatsiteli
Style: Orange wine, Organic
Food pairing: Roasted chicken, duck or quail.
Description: Georgia is home to around a fifth of the world wine grapes. It undergoes a natural fermentation with wild yeast in traditional qvevri. According to an old Georgian proverb, “Only a wine beyond measure could make a pheasant cry tears of joy”.
Aphros Loureiro – Vinho Verde
Formerly the ‘Aphros’ project was known as Afros. Several important critics have rated this Vinho Verde wine highly: Wine & Spirits Magazine gave the 2009 vintage a score of 93. At various competitions this wine has been awarded a couple … Read More
Foradori Morei Teroldego Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT
This is the second most highly rated Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT wine (based on critic scores): the 2011 vintage was given a score of 91 by Wine Spectator. Based on our Quality Price Ratio calculations, this wine represents great value … Read More
Vadiaperti Greco Di Tufo
Region: Italy, Greco di Tufo (Campania)
Grape variety: Greco
Style: White Wine, organic
Food pairing: Seafood,shellfish,fish soup.
Description: Flinty minerality underlying hints of bitter almond and apple blossom, gives a full flavoured & intense palate, kept bright and fresh with zezty citrus notes, leading to a subtly honeyed finish.