Osmote – Finger Lakes, USA
Bringing a wealth of experience from Sonoma, New Zealand
and the Manhattan City Winery, Ben Riccardi makes
low-intervention, wild-yeast wines that revel in
freshness and lower alcohol.
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Hitching Post –
Santa Barbara, California
Hitching Post is run by Frank Ostini and Gray Hartley and yes, it’s in the film ‘Sideways’. These are traditional wines, aged in French Oak, bottled unfiltered, redolent in vibrant fruit with an intense vein of spice and earthiness but always with balancing, fresh acidity.
Craft Wine Co. – Oregon, USA
Strident believers in organics, they make their wines patiently,
experimenting with just about any sort of technique they like.
Minimus wines are produced without additives and Origin
wines are from select vineyards producing profound
expressions of varietals.