Isabelle Legeron Is Leading the Natural Wine Revolution

Isabelle Legeron has big plans for your wine-drinking future. The Frenchwoman from London has highbrow accolades—she was the first woman to receive her Master of Wine in France—but the founder of the RAW Wine Fair, coming to NYC on Sunday and L.A.. the following week, has recently devoted her life to offering up natural wines in low-key spaces. The wines she champions are low-intervention, using grapes from organic or biodynamic farms, natural yeasts in fermentation, and minimal to no additives at bottling. In bringing RAW Wine to both coasts, accompanied by a slew of #rawwineweek events in cities like Austin, Minneapolis, and Durham, Legeron is at the forefront of the natural wine movement that’s now definitively expanded beyond NYC.Legeron launched RAW Natural Wine Fair, a two-day tasting with [ . . . ] More: Isabelle Legeron Is Leading the Natural Wine Revolution | Healthyish | Bon Appetit

Why France’s First Female Master Of Wine Is Calling For More Transparency, Less Additives

A bottle of wine can include not only sulfites to kill off bacteria and yeasts, but also derivatives of dried fish bladders, livestock pancreases, egg white and milk. Master of Wine Isabelle Legeron has had enough. She’s calling for all ingredients to be listed on a wine bottle’s label.After growing up on a small family farm with a Cognac distillery in southwestern France, Legeron headed to London for college. But after a few years in corporate life [ . . . ] More at: Why France’s First Female Master Of Wine Is Calling For More Transparency, Less Additives