Pet-Nat, an Extra Brut Bulgarian Riesling

May 14, 20 Pet-Nat, an Extra Brut Bulgarian Riesling

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A few years ago, I started to hear the phrase ‘Pet-Nats’ making the rounds in the wine trade. As we have loads of natural wines here in London, I soon found out that Pet-Nat is short for ‘petillant natural’, a French term for wines that are naturally sparkling. It’s also known as the Ancestral Method....

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Libera Keratsuda, Bulgarian orange wine

Apr 30, 20 Libera Keratsuda, Bulgarian orange wine

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Although ‘orange wine’ has been around for centuries, traditionally produced in Georgia, Italy and Slovenia, it was not until 2004 that the term came into existence; when it was coined in a cellar in Sicily. Orange wines are also referred to as ‘amber wines.’ When I first tried orange wines, I was not...

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