The Morning Claret: Simon Woolf Reviews Nativo

Simon Woolf is an award-winning English writer, and the author of the world’s first book on the full history of orange wines, the Amber Revolution. He is also the founder and editor of The Morning Claret, an online platform that celebrates the “lesser-known, wilfully obscure, and under-appreciated nooks and crannies of fermented grape juice”. The […] Nativo White Blend 2019

By Christian Eedes, 12 May 2021 Published on Viognier haters, don’t run away. The White Blend 2019 under the Nativo label as made by Swartland producer Hughes Family Wines contains 77% of this sometimes quite heady variety along with 9% Chenin Blanc, 8% Roussanne and 6% Grenache Blanc but works well. Complex aromatics of peach, […]

Nativo Wines, i vini biodinamici firmati Hughes Family: il volto naturale del Sudafrica

DALL’ARGENTINA ALLO SWARTLAND CON UN SOGNO: «CHIUDERE IL CERCHIO, DALLA VIGNA ALL’ETICHETTA» Da Mendoza allo Swartland. Dalla terra del vino argentino per antonomasia a Western Cape, nuovo eldorado della viticoltura sudafricana. È una storia di visione e di rispetto per la terra che t’accoglie – e che finisci ben presto per sentire un po’ tua – quella […] Nativo Special Releases

Argentinian-born marine engineer Billy Hughes and his late wife Penny bought an old wheat farm outside Malmesbury in 2000, the farm today certified organic by the company Lacon and grapes sought after by some leading winemakers. Own production occurs under the Nativo label, two more unconventional wines currently available as follows: Nativo Flora 2017 Price: […]