This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, writer and natural wine advocate Alice Feiring returns to the show to talk about chemical farming, growing grapes with very little rain, the Natural Wine Award at Vinitaly, and more.

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After the break, Mike is joined by winemakers Ana Diogo-Draper of Artesa Vineyards & Winery and Richie Allen of Rombauer Vineyards.

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“In a regular bottle of wine the first sip is the best, and in a natural bottle of wine the last sip is the best.” – Alice Feiring

“You can make bad wine from great grapes, but you can’t make great wine from bad grapes.” – Ana Diogo-Draper