Six natural wines for summer

crbsb Hot weather. Cold wine. And patchouli.

That’s the subject of a short piece that I did for the new Hearst website, The Daily Green. Well, OK, I didn’t get to mention any patchouli. Click through and see the six “natural” wine producers that I did mention!

Actually, here, I’ll spare you the click through and list them here. But you still have to click through for the pretty slide show and descriptions! One day I’ll learn how to do a slide show here…

Clos Roche Blanche, Touraine, sauvignon blanc 2006 (about $14, find this wine)
Albert Mann, cremant d’Alsace (sparkling pinot blanc; about $20 find this wine)
Ocone Falanghina del Turbano, 2007 (find this wine)
Cooper Mountain, pinot gris 2006 (about $15, find this wine)
Porter Creek, Fiona Hill Vineyard, Russian River Valley, pinot noir. (about $39, find this wine)
Chateau Oupia, Minervois, 2006. (about $10, find this wine)

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2 Responses to “Six natural wines for summer”


  1. Dr. Vino, no complaints about your selections. My favorite summer wine from an organic/Biodynamic producer is the Presidio Estate Syrah Rose out of Santa Barbara County. About $15 and keeps it’s varietal character with berry and just a hint of pepper.


  2. Ack, no Riesling?! My favorite wine!


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