Alchemic winemaking on Provenance

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Vini Alchemici – The taste revolution

Vini Alchemici Alchemic Wines – The taste revolution Cantina Alchemica on 15-16 April 2018 hosted a 2-day series of events to meet the producers, chat about the alchemic winemaking phylosophy and approach, and introduce the synaesthetic tasting. If you wish to keep in touch, please follow the GDPR-ready procedure to enroll in our mailing list, by […]

Sorgente Wines on Provenance

Provenance is a software platform helping businesses bring transparency and traceability to their products. Their digital tools showcase the journey of people, places and materials behind any physical thing from fish to fashion items. Our winery and wines are now part of the Provenance network because we believe in transparency and information sharing, and we wish […]

RAW WINE fair to host Bel Sit wines

We at Bel Sit are delighted to attend RAW WINE fair in London, 12-13 March 2017! Raw wine fair in London 12-13 March 2017 As stated on RAW WINE’s website: “RAW WINE is one of the most exciting collections of fine, natural, organic and biodynamic wine artisans ever to come together in the capital. Their wines […]

Carbon footprint

What is carbon footprint and why is it important to reduce it? We at Bel Sit are committed to reducing our carbon footprint: in the vineyard, in the winery, and overall as a business. In order to constantly lower our farm’s carbon footprint, we stop performing soil tillage the year after the new vines are planted; […]

When is wine considered natural?

Wine is considered natural when it is produced with minimal intervention: nothing added, nothing removed. No chemicals or artificial fertilizers are used on the vines nor is there any manipulation of flavor or additives used in the wine-making process. Honestly natural wine growers even go beyond the requirement necessary to be labeled “organic” -which states that no chemicals […]

Organic, Biodynamic, Natural winemaking

What are the main differences between Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural winemaking? Organic wines are made from grapes grown without applying herbicides or pesticides in the vineyard. Once harvested, however, chemicals and enzymes can be used in the winemaking process. Biodynamic producers are a bit more passionate. The vineyards are treated as a living ecosystem and all […]

Retrospective of 2015

This time of the year we feel obliged to run a brief retrospective analysis of the year we just left behind. For us at Bel Sit, the year 2015 was dense of very interesting events: 3 new labels were added to the Bel Sit selection: the new wines pave the way for a natural wine-making process void […]

What do we mean by Natural Wine?

In wine-making, “natural” is not a perfect descriptor but one that is widely used by producers and enthusiasts alike to describe pours that are not manipulated by enologists/chemists and avoid the use of additives -though allowed by local Laws. In conventional wine-making, additives can include elements as simple as water or sugar, or albumen (derived from […]