Natural wine is no longer enough
Hannah argues that the new natural wine charter is a missed opportunity to make a radical statement - about how natural wine can push forward to the next frontier
So natural wine now has an official charter in France. Is it becoming a box-ticking exercise?
The syndicate did get something right, and that is that the status quo needs to change. Natural winemakers have been waving the same old flag since the 1980s. Back then, as agriculture sped full speed ahead into new tech like an army on pep, the Gang of Four’s r…