Author: Living Wines

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Auvergne

The Auvergne region

We only have one producer in this beautiful region, namely Mito Inoue. She produces interesting wine in tiny quantities and interesting cider as well. You can read more about her by clicking on the link below: Mito Inoue: Unicorn wines from the spectacular Auvergne

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Articles, Natural wine

Minerality in wine – Part 1

Minerality in wine and the role soil plays in contributing to minerality was the topic of a Masterclass at an early Rootstock natural wine festival in Sydney. It was interesting to participate in this event and to see how different people viewed the topic through completely different ‘lenses’. Vineyard managers […]

Articles, Winemaking

Is it fine to fine a wine?

To fine a wine is a process of adding foreign substances to precipitate solids in the wine in order to make it clear. Fining often makes wines unsuitable for vegans and vegetarians. The term fining is bandied about in the wine community, but when we start to quiz people about […]