“The iPod is one symbol of our increasingly fragmented and atomized lifestyle. Plugged into our own choices of music and culture, earphones seal us off from the outside world. And yet we join online communities to share thought, ideas, and music. Wine encourages us to take time to share pleasure and communicate face to face. […]
Looking for an outpost for good wine in the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood? Look no further then Joe’s Wine Cellar located at 2108 W. Division Street. Joe’s Cellar is full up with some fine selections from Candid Wines, that you can pull off the shelf or, if you’re in luck, try at the wine station. Grab […]
Jamie Goode, posting on his far reaching blog, The Wine Anorak, shares his thoughts on Gabrielle Simmers first release. He notes: Gabrielle Simmers first release from her Hawkes Bay vineyard raised some eyebrows when she poured it at the Bunch tasting today. It is one of the most distinctively packaged wines that I’ve encountered, bottled […]
The Supernatural has earned broad acclaim not only for the quality of the wine, but also for its innovative packaging. Below are a few awards and recognitions: 2010 Ubris Award “A bold and simple identity for a bold and simple client.” – Ubris Magazine Ubris Article December 2010 Alongside interior design spaces and a permanent […]
SFMOMA as seen from Yerba Buena Gardens; photo: Richard Barnes In late 2010-early 2011, the San Francisco Museum on Modern Art ran an exhibit that featured how art and design had influenced wine. The Supernatual was of course a no brainer to include with all sorts of branding awards for the label (perfectly contransted with […]
The Natural Wine Company has Of dead anyone product dries a brief, yet in depth interview with winemaker Gabrielle Simmers. Gabrielle highlights why she chose her north facing vineyard site, her terroir, and how her organic farming is crucial in creating this unique Sauvignon Blanc.
The video below from Wine Hawkes Bay, although intended to be promotional, gives a concise overview of Hawkes Bay New Zealand. Note the diverse soil and grape types mentioned as well as the ideal growing climate. It all helps paint a picture of New Zealand’s oldest, second largest, and relatively unknown region. Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers from Quest Marketing […]
In every way, this wine is different than what we have come to expect from New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, and from Sauvignon Blanc in general. With passion fruit and guava, spice and honeysuckle lime and a luscious long palate The Supernatural is making waves. This Sauvignon Blanc embodies the grapes sourced exclusively from And Co’s […]