The term "natural wine" is fast becoming a common term around the country's bottle stores, bars and dinner tables.
But what is it exactly? And does it taste different?
A natural wine doesnít mean that other wines are un-natural, but letís say that most 'natural' wines are made with a shared philosophy: minimum intervention. The movement shares the same idea across the globe and we can find natural wines in every country now including, Australia, Georgia, France or Italy.
The last two have a long history in natural wine making. With a focus on the care of their vineyards, they prefer to use less machinery and little additives to maintain the integrity of their wines. Minimising the use of sulphur is big part of this and a main topic of conversation, not just in Italy and France, but around the world.
The goal is to have a symbiosis with your vineyard.
All the wines and producers presented on the evening share this passion.
To explain this in better terms (that is, opening bottles and drinking them) Giorgio Di Maria will be hosting a natural wine class to look into the practises of Italy.
An ex-sommelier, Di Maria is an importer of Giorgio Di Maria Fun Wines and Co-Organiser and Creator of Rootstock Sydney (one the biggest natural fairs in Australia).
He will guide you through the complexities of Italian natural wines and bring you all his stories from Italy!
Wines to be confirmed
Wines are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Tickets are transferable and non-refundable.
WHEN: Thursday June 8th 630pm - 815pm
WHERE: The Oak Barrel, 152 Elizabeth St, Sydney CBD
Tickets: From $30 per person
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