Winemaking is a craft requiring a healthy dose of intuition and curiosity as well. They want our wines to be equally ephemeral and express the best this land has to offer. They believe every wine should be surprising, textural and soulful; not predictable. Being true to nature means letting wild yeasts ferment our wines with as little intervention as possible. Each wine should tell the story of site and vintage with unabashed honesty.
Winemaker Mackenzie Brisbois aims for honesty inside the bottle—whether it be their Skin-Ferment Riesling, Orange Wine, Pét Nat Sparkling, soulfully complex Unfiltered Chardonnay, or barrel-aged varietals. All wild ferments, and many of their artisanal wines are left whole and unfiltered without the use of additional enzymes or tannins.
Each wine tells the story of site and vintage with unabashed honesty and is never the same year-to-year. Wine should be surprising, textural and soulful; not predictable. As each wine ages, the artisanal nature of each wine becomes apparent.
In the region of Asenovgrad the nature has created soil and climatic conditions suitable for the advent and development of viticulture as the occupation of the population. Viticulture is one of the most ancient occupations in the town. This we learn from the investigators of this period, who had summarized the data yet still from the Thracian antiquity. There is no doubt, that Thracians had had a knowledge of the vine and wine and skillfully cultivated them
The multi-generational growers, whose descendants arrived here nearly two centuries ago, are the backbone of Torbreck’s winemaking aspirations. Without their knowledge of the seasons and the soil, we would not have such a precious resource of fruit to work with.
Cooper, originally from Santa Bárbara (California), discovered Spanish wines when he was only 21 years old, on one of the trips he made to Europe with his family. Since then, his personal and professional career has been closely linked to Spain, where he has lived for more than a decade. His first experiences as a professional in the world of wine were as a writer for the Spanish Wines and More blog, from which he advised many amateurs.
The Perano estate is located in the heart of Chianti Classico in Gaiole and enjoys exceptional climate and soil. The vineyards are located 500 meters above sea level, well above the altitude common for red variety grapes, especially Sangiovese with its late maturation phase.
Luminosity and minerality with a touch of feminine elegance. A hidden gem, surrounded by sequoias, firs and chestnut trees which reveals itself to those travelling through the first woods of the Florentine mountains, with vines climbing to an altitude of 700 metres.