André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards Shortlist 2014
Contributor(s): Legeron, Isabelle (Author)
Hardcover : 224 pages
Pub Date: October 20, 2020
Isabelle Legeron MW is a crusader for the natural winemovement. She created the hugely successful RAW WINE festival for natural andlow-intervention organic and biodynamic wines, which today hosts annual eventsin London, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, and Montréal. She advises severalleading restaurants on their wine lists and has hosted her own TV show on theTravel Channel. She was the first French woman to become a Master of Wine. Youcan find out more about Isabelle and her work on her website, www.isabellelegeron.com.She lives in London, UK.
Isabelle Legeron campaigns for natural wine around the worldand is recognized as a leading authority on the subject by The New York Times.She runs the hugely successful RAW wine fairs in London, Berlin, New York, LosAngeles, and Montréal. In Natural Wine, Isabelle reveals why the finest, mostauthentic wines are those made naturally. While currently not regulated by anofficial definition, natural wines are made from sustainably farmed, organic(or biodynamic) grapes, with nothing removed or added during winemaking, bar atmost a dash of sulfites. It is good old-fashioned grape juice fermented intowine--just as nature intended. If you care about what's in your glass, want toexplore unique flavors, or are keen to support small-scale producers, then youneed to know more about natural wine, and where to find it. Natural Wineexplains the processes involved, introduces you to some of the growers, andsuggests over 140 of the best wines for you to try. This third edition has beenfully updated, including more recommendations for orange wines and bubbles, anda section on co-ferments.