Where to find natural wine

When in New York: buy these French wines

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in New York.

The below vintners often use no sulphur dioxide (SO2) during the winemaking or the bottling. Only a few bottles may contain sulfites — in very small quantities. (Around 10 mg per liter. Ask the merchant or the importer.)

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2015

red Côtes du rhône - SCA les Vignerons d'Estézargues - Cuvée des copains

2014 - 4 € -

A shop in Manhattan, New York City: Appellation

cheverny wine labelred Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Le litre

2014 - 7.5 € - red fruit - red fruit, light, firm

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

A shop in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11201: Heights Chateau

vin-de-pays wine labelwhite Vin de pays - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin - Sauvignon

2013 - 9.2 € - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

A shop in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11201: Heights Chateau

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2014

red Corbières - Magali & Dominique Terrier - Domaine des 2 Ânes - Premiers Pas

2013 - 7 € - red fruit (carignan varietal) - red fruit, dense but juicy, supple, frank

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10003: Astor Wines & Spirits

A shop in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10007: Chambers Street Wines

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines

Delivery from Manhattan, New York City, NY 10012: Wine Therapy

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10016: Winfield Flynn

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10024: West Side Wine

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10065: Garnet

A store in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11238: Fermented Grapes

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine

A store in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11211: The Natural Wine Company

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

white Alsace gewurztraminer - Stéphane Bannwarth

2011 - 14 € -

A shop in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10007: Chambers Street Wines

A store in Manhattan, New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10065: Garnet

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines

A store in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11211: The Natural Wine Company

Delivery from Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2013

red Côtes du rhône - SCA les Vignerons d'Estézargues - Cuvée des galets - Non filtré

2012 - 5 € - serve at a cool temperature - red fruit - red fruit, shows the biggest body from this cooperative, dense, dries the palate

A shop in Manhattan, New York City: Appellation

Alsace wine labelwhite Alsace - Audrey et Christian Binner - Ça gazouille [lieu-dit : Katzenthal] - Riesling (sec)

2010 - 12 € - very aromatic - a lively nose - a huge aromatic intensity, orange, nougat, dense but not oily, wide with tidy gas beads, almost dry: with just a hint of residual sugar, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10007: Chambers Street Wines

A store in Manhattan, New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10065: Garnet

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines

A store in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11211: The Natural Wine Company

Delivery from Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

white Crémant d'alsace - Les Binner (négoce) - Triple Zéro

2009 - 12 € -

A shop in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10007: Chambers Street Wines

A store in Manhattan, New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits

A store in Manhattan, New York City, NY 10065: Garnet

Delivery from Brooklyn, 199 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg, New York City: Uva Wines

A store in Brooklyn, New York City, NY 11211: The Natural Wine Company

Delivery from Brooklyn, New York City: Slope Cellars

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron

 

Price figures are for 75 cl. They represent rough estimates of tags in France wine shops, at the date of the tasting.

Wines are selected on personal criteria.

 

Brussels, Belgium  |  Paris  |  Hong Kong, China

 

Top of page