The world of natural wine: A journey through tradition and artisanal approach

Jan Adami

3/24/20243 min read

Wine is a fascinating drink with a rich history and diverse tastes. In recent years, more and more people are turning to natural wines, which offer an alternative to modern, technologically tuned wines.

What is natural wine?

The definition of natural wine is not strictly given, but in practice it refers to wine produced with minimal human intervention. This means that no or very few additives such as yeast, enzymes, stabilizers and sulfites are used in its production. The grapes are grown organically and the wine ferments spontaneously with the help of natural yeasts found on the surface of the grapes. Furthermore, the wine is not stabilized or filtered in order to preserve all its natural properties.

The philosophy of natural winemaking

Natural winemakers follow the idea that wine should be a reflection of the terroir from which the grapes come and the craftsmanship of the winemaker. They reject the use of modern technology and prefer traditional winemaking methods that have been used for centuries. They believe that in this way it is possible to make wine that is healthier, tastier and has a unique character.

Characteristics of natural wines

Natural wines differ from conventional wines in several aspects:

  • Taste and aroma: Natural wines are characterized by lower alcohol content and higher acidity. They can also have unconventional flavors and aromas that are not typical of conventional wines.

  • Turbidity: Natural wines are often not filtered and therefore can have a slight turbidity.

  • Sediment: At the bottom of a bottle of natural wine there can be sediment, which is formed by yeast sludge.

  • Development over time: Natural wines develop over time and change their taste.

Advantages and disadvantages of natural wines


  • Healthier: Natural wines contain fewer additives and sulfites, which can have a negative impact on health.

  • Tasty: Natural wines offer a wide range of flavors and aromas that are not typical of conventional wines.

  • Unique character: Natural wines reflect the terroir and artisanal approach of the winemaker.

  • Sustainability: Natural winemakers often focus on organic and biodynamic grape growing.


  • Less availability: Natural wines are not as available as conventional wines.

  • Volatility: Natural wines evolve over time and change their taste, which may not suit everyone.

Each vintage is unique

Nature is unpredictable and every year brings different conditions for growing grapes. This affects the taste and character of the wine, so that each vintage of natural wine is unique and unrepeatable . It's like art - each image is original and cannot be copied exactly.Thanks to the uniqueness of each year, natural wines are a limited edition of the winemaker . This means that only a limited amount of wine is produced from each grape variety, and once sold out, it is never repeated.

For wine lovers, this is a great opportunity to try something new and unique. At the same time, it supports the artisanal character

Adami Winery: Tradition and craftsmanship at the heart of natural wine

At Adami Winery, we believe in the power of tradition and craftsmanship. We have been dedicated to winemaking since time immemorial and proudly follow the procedures handed down to us by our ancestors. Our wines are a reflection of the terroir from which the grapes come and our deep respect for nature.

In the production of natural wines, we rely on spontaneous fermentation and avoid the use of any additives and artificial yeasts. We let the wine develop naturally, thus preserving its authentic taste and character.

Our wines embody the heritage and tradition of the region and are known for their unique qualities. Our most popular varieties include Pesecká leánka, Frankovka blue, Alibernet, Sauvignon, Nória and Rulandské biele.

Here are a few things that make Adami Winery special:

  • Traditional methods: We use traditional winemaking methods that have been passed down from generation to generation in our family.

  • No additives: We do not use any additives or artificial yeasts, so that our wines retain their authentic taste and character.

  • Local varieties: We grow grapes of local varieties that are typical for the region.

  • Passion for wine: We are passionate winemakers who love our work and are proud to share it with others.

Final tips

  • Natural wines are a great way to enjoy wine in its natural and authentic form.

  • Do not be afraid to experiment and try different types of natural wines.

  • Support local natural winemakers and taste wines from your area.

  • Visit the winery and meet the winemaker who makes your favorite natural wine.

I hope this blog post has helped you learn more about natural wine and inspired you to try it.