Natural wines to buy in San Diego and Southern California

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in San Diego and Southern California.

A retailer that is not listed here can sell the wine ; he/she only has to contact the distributor or the importer to have the wine shipped and delivered.

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2018

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2017 - USD 15 - twinkling, almond, lichee - twinkling, almond, lichee, intensity in a very light body, aerial, fresh

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords Vieilles vignes

2017 - USD 17 - lime - lime, fresh

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2017

red Vin de France - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Granit

2014 - USD 14 - pure - barrel, firm

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

vin-de-pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche wine labelred Vin de pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche - Jérôme Jouret - En avant doute - (grenache)

2016 - USD 18 - fresh and intense, black fruit - black fruit, much alcohol, balanced

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2016 - USD 15 - classic - punchy, peach, kiwi, short, lively - opens up on the second day

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes

2016 - USD 17 - grapefruit, peach - neither oily nor stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2016 - USD 23 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Alsace muscat - Audrey et Christian Binner - Hinterburg - [sans sulfite ajouté]

2013 - USD 30 - very intense, Muscat - wide, fresh almond, intense and minerally, fresh

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

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, 460 South Spring Street: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

 

Natural wines endorsed in 2016

pays wine labelred Pays - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2015 - USD 12 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Vin-de-table-français wine labelred Vin de table français - Domaine Rimbert - Cousin Oscar - (cinsault)

2015 - USD 11 - intense - punchy, varietal, balanced

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

vin-de-pays wine labelred Vin de pays - Jean-Marie Rimbert - Domaine Rimbert - Bu End - (nature)

2015 - USD 15 - an easy natural wine, very aromatic - blackcurrant, red currant - blackcurrant, red currant, a hint of volatile acidity, more aromatic intensity and less body than other bottlings from the same domain, balanced

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

red Vin de table - Domaine Rimbert - Grenachator - [grenache]

2014 - USD 18 - reminds of a Châteauneuf du Pape - abundant, punchy, for the BBQ, balanced

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

vin-de-pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche wine labelred Vin de pays des coteaux de l'Ardèche - Jérôme Jouret - En avant doute - (grenache)

2014 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière

2015 - USD 13 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

white Saint chinian - Domaine Rimbert - L'Agathe

2015 - USD 14 - little aromas - oily, large, fresh

A shop in Los Angeles, 460 S. Spring Street, Southern California: Buzz

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

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

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Magnum

2015 - USD 17 - white fruits, lichee, clementine - no creaminess, lichee, lemon peel, clementine, pure, minerally, a hint of salt, no stiffness, fresh / Beware to only buy magnums : 25% of the 75cl bottles are corked.

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Vouvray wine labelwhite Vouvray - François Pinon - Sec

2014 - USD 17 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

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

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

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

2014 - USD 17 - true to the variety, intense - freshly cut hay, pear - freshly cut hay, flower, mellow, fresh

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Cheverny - Hervé Villemade - Domaine du Moulin

2015 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

white Vouvray - François Pinon - Magnum millésimé Brut

2005 - USD 18 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

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

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Château-Thébaud

2012 - USD 21 -

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA, tel. 323.932.0280

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 1527 1/2 Silver Lake Boulevard, Southern California: Eno Fine Wine

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

white Crémant d'alsace - Stéphane Bannwarth - Les vins Pirouettes (par Binner & Compagnie) - Zéro dosage

2013 - USD 26 -

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

A shop in (plus shipping from) Los Angeles, 6801 Melrose Ave, Southern California: Domaine LA

A shop in Los Angeles, Southern California, 460 South Spring Street: Buzz

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Amy Atwood Selections

white Bourgogne blanc - [Alice et Olivier de Moor, négoce] - Le vendangeur masqué

2014 - USD 30 - very pure, honeysuckle, pink grapefruit then nougat - wide, dry, fresh

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

white Chablis - Alice et Olivier De Moor - Bel Air et Clardy

2014 - USD 35 - pink grapefruit - velvety, radiant, pink grapefruit, peach, red currant, silky, fresh

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

white Côtes du jura - Domaine Labet - Les Champs Rouges - Chardonnay 'nature'

2014 - USD 38 - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - oily but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

A store just off the Ventura Freeway (Hwy. 101), 22622 Ventura Blvd, Southern California: Woodland Hills Wine Company

Distributor for Southern California and Northern California: Charles Neal Selections, tel. 415 225 5144

 

There also are excellent wines with no sulfites in San Diego, CA.

You may also read reviews on recommended wines available in Northern California, or you may request another location at the bottom of this page.

 

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