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Shipping natural wines to California state

You may also order natural wines (that i have qualified) online for delivery across the USA.

You could ask for wine shipping to and delivery in the California state area.

Here is my selection of natural wines: sulphur dioxide (SO2) often is not added during winemaking or bottling. Only a few bottles may contain sulfites — in very small quantities — around 10 mg per liter.

 

Bottlings selected in 2020

Côtes du Rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues - Cuvée des galets

2018 - USD 14 - pure - red fruit - red fruit, balanced (fresh and not soft)

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections, website

Pfälzer Landwein [Palatinate] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Noir

2018 - USD 28 - an enormous aromatic intensity, great purity, more complexity than Buronfosse Les Fontaines - morello cherry, undergrowth, mineral - no smoothness but silky, morello cherry, foxed, dry, no stiffness but firm

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine store at 2358 Fillmore St, San Francisco, Northern California: Verve Wine, website, itineraries, tel. (415) 896-4935

Deutschland [Pfalz] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - Wilder Satz

2018 - USD 24 - a huge aromatic intensity, high purity - very intense, grapefruit, bitter, nougat - no smoothness, very intense, grapefruit, bitter, not full but busy, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine store at 2358 Fillmore St, San Francisco, Northern California: Verve Wine, website, itineraries, tel. (415) 896-4935

Crémant d'alsace [sparkling] - Audrey et Christian Binner - KB - Extra Brut Zéro dosage [sans sulfite ajouté], magnum, assemblage

2008 - USD 35 - white fruit, yeast - fine bubbles, full, white fruit, nougat but dry, toasted loaf, great aromatic depth, no stiffness, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

A store in Los Angeles, 1911 Hillhurst Avenue, Southern California: Lou Wine Shop, website, itineraries, tel. (323) 305-7004

A wine shop in Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, website, itineraries, tel. 323.932.0280

A wine web shop with delivery in Northern California and Southern California: Domaine LA, website

A bottle shop and bar in Los Angeles, Southern California, at 460 South Spring Street: Buzz, website, itineraries, tel. (213) 622-2222

A shop and wine bar in San Francisco, 1116 Folsom St, Northern California: Terroir SF, website, itineraries

An online store with street presence at 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, Northern California: Flatiron San Francisco, website, itineraries

A wine bar and shop at 3354 Grand Ave, Oakland, Northern California: Ordinaire, website, itineraries

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections, website

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

Côtes du Rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues

2018 - USD 14 - red - red fruit, dries the mouth, balanced acidity

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections, website

Côtes du rhône - Les Vignerons d’Estézargues - Cuvée des galets - Non filtré

2018 - USD 15 - serve at a cool temperature - blackcurrant jam, cherry and smoke - blackberry, liquorice, pepper, nutmeg, dense but easy drinking, very juicy

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections, website

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Chapeau melon - (merlot de cuve)

2018 - USD 15 - intense - yellow pepper, plum - yellow pepper, plum, dense, dries the mouth, easy, round

A wine shop at 1580 #B Solano Avenue, Albany (bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County to the north), Northern California: Solano Cellars, website, itineraries, tel. +1 510 525 9463

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: Solano Cellars, website

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Impair… ! - (cabernet sauvignon, élevage 50% en barrique)

15-17 - USD 19 - served cool: a great aromatic intensity, a high purity - ripe varietal (so no pepper), blackcurrant pie, moka - pie crust, blackcurrant, present on the palate with a beautiful maturity of cabernet sauvignon (so no pepper), moka, full, bitter, dries the mouth, round

A wine shop at 1580 #B Solano Avenue, Albany (bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County to the north), Northern California: Solano Cellars, website, itineraries, tel. +1 510 525 9463

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: Solano Cellars, website

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - (gamay)

2018 - USD 19 - raspberry, foxy - raspberry, foxy, deep, juicy, firm

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: 67 Wine, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine shop at 1580 #B Solano Avenue, Albany (bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County to the north), Northern California: Solano Cellars, website, itineraries, tel. +1 510 525 9463

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: Solano Cellars, website

vin de France [Roussillon] wine labelVin de France [Roussillon] - Anthony Guix - Matin calme - Sans temps

2014 - USD 28 -

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: 67 Wine, website

Distributor for Northern and Southern California: Sylvester Rovine Selections, website

Vin de france [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Q blanc - Ugni blanc

2018 - USD 18 - a great aromatic intensity - nougat - smooth, nougat, white fruit, powerful but hollow, fresh

A wine shop at 1580 #B Solano Avenue, Albany (bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County to the north), Northern California: Solano Cellars, website, itineraries, tel. +1 510 525 9463

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: Solano Cellars, website

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Blanc (1 litre)

2018 - USD 18 - nice - vibrant, a little stiff, vivid

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: 67 Wine, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine shop at 1580 #B Solano Avenue, Albany (bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County to the north), Northern California: Solano Cellars, website, itineraries, tel. +1 510 525 9463

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: Solano Cellars, website

Alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Y’a plus qu’à - (sylvaner et auxerrois)

2017 - USD 19 - a huge aromatic intensity - nougat, yeast, bitter - nougat, yeast, broad then hollow, beading, bitter, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2016 - USD 19 - intense, pink grapefruit - aromatic, pink grapefruit, a little steep, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2017 - USD 22 - white fruit - little smoothness, white fruit then bitter, thin but fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

Côtes du jura - Domaine Buronfosse - Marcus & Co [marnes ocres et calcaires] - Chardonnay

2018 - USD 24 - great aromatic intensity - toffee, honeysuckle - smooth, toffee, grapefruit, full, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: 67 Wine, website

Distributor for Northern and Southern California: Sylvester Rovine Selections, website

Crémant d'Alsace [sparkling] wine labelCrémant d'Alsace [sparkling] - Domaine Rietsch - Extra Brut Nature

15+16 - USD 26 - yeast, toasted bread - baked apple, brioche, toasted almond, nougat, dry but not stiff, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

Wein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Blanc

2017 - USD 31 - the aromatics are enormously intense - grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat - not onctuous, airy, grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat, gaz beads, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine store at 2358 Fillmore St, San Francisco, Northern California: Verve Wine, website, itineraries, tel. (415) 896-4935

Wein-aus-Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] wine labelWein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - Holy Chapel - Pinot Blanc

2016 - USD 32 - very pure and intense - zest, lemon pie, bitter - velvety, nougat, lemon pie, bitter, fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store shipping to Northern and Southern California: Leon & Son, website

A wine store at 2358 Fillmore St, San Francisco, Northern California: Verve Wine, website, itineraries, tel. (415) 896-4935

Crémant [sparkling] - Domaine Buronfosse - Brut - Chardonnay & savagnin

2016 - USD 37 - lots of pressure - toast, honeysuckle, grapefruit - fine bubbles, honeysuckle, grapefruit, dry and fresh

A wine webshop with delivery in Northern and Southern California: Wine Therapy, website

An online store that ships to Northern California and Southern California: 67 Wine, website

Distributor for Northern and Southern California: Sylvester Rovine Selections, website

 

Price figures are only rough estimates of the US retail tags, at the date of the tasting. Wines are selected on personal criteria.

If the results above are too vague or the wine shops too distant from your area, then you may wish to explore a location more specific than California state. The following places show recommended wines: Northern California, Southern California, or you may type a ZIP code in the box below.

 

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