Natural Wines Roundtable

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The term natural wine is somewhat ambiguous and there are disagreements between fans of the wines as to what exactly constitutes a natural wine. One popular phrase is the idea that "nothing is added and nothing is taken away."
Sample a selection of on-trend natural wines and join the discussion:

  • How do we define Natural?
  • Sustainable vs. Organic vs. Biodynamic vs. Minimal Intervention vs. Natural vs. Orange
  • The Sulfur question
  • What should you be looking for in a Natural Producer?
  • What does it take to produce great Natural wines?
  • What are the best sources to learn more?


Moderator:  Mike Kennedy – Importer/Distributor, Pioneer Wine & Spirits of Louisiana
Panelist:  Evan Goldstein – Master Sommelier
Panelist:  Jonathan Gray – Distributor Sales, Uncorked Fine Wine & Spirits
Panelist:  Neil Gernon – Producer/Distributor, Vending Machine Winery, Select Wines
Panelist:  Catherin Markel – Fine Wine Retailer, Faubourg Wines
Panelist:  Alexandra Minton – Wine Director, Pontchartrain Hotel

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Event Details

March 20, 2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am

Cost: $75

New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute

725 Howard Avenue, Third Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130


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