Naked wine is wine stripped down to its basicsawine as it was meant to be: wholesome, exciting, provocative, living, sensual, and pure. Naked, or natural, wine is the opposite of most New World wines today; Alice Feiring calls them aoverripe, over-manipulated, and overblowna and makes her case that good (and possibly great) wine can still be made, if only winemakers would listen more to nature and less to marketers, and stop using additives and chemicals. But letting wine make itself is harder than it seems. Three years ago, Feiring answered a dare to try her hand at natural winemaking. In Naked Wine, she details her adventureasometimes calm, sometimes wild, always revealingaand peers into the nooks and crannies of todayas exciting, new (but centuries-old) world of natural wine.Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally Alice Feiring. Five months ... Nothing. I checked my phone. No service. aGreat, a I muttered. I walked around to see if I could rev up some cell reception when finally, a small bar flared on my iPhone.
|Publisher||:||Da Capo Press - 2011|