Natural wines to buy in Midwest

Herebelow are French wines that I recommend and where to buy them in Midwest. A retailer that is not listed here can sell the wine ; he/she only has to contact the distributor or the importer. You could ask for wine shipment to and delivery in the Midwest area.

 

French wine values tasted in 2017

red Vin de France - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Granit

2014 - USD 12 - pure - barrel, firm

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière (AB)

2016 - USD 12 - classic - punchy, peach, kiwi, short, lively - opens up on the second day

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Vieilles vignes

2016 - USD 14 - grapefruit, peach - neither onctuous no stiff, grapefruit, peach, fresh

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

 

French wine values tasted in 2016

pays wine labelred Pays - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - Domaine de la Pépière - La Pépie - Côt

2015 - USD 9.7 - blackcurrant, red currant - firm, alert and bouncing

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Domaine de la Pépière

2015 - USD 10 - litchee - glittering, tense but not stiff

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

savoie wine labelwhite Savoie - Domaine Giachino - Monfarina

2014 - USD 13 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Clos des Briords - Magnum

2015 - USD 14 - white fruits, lichee, clementine - no creaminess, lichee, lemon peel, clementine, pure, minerally, a hint of salt, no stiffness, fresh / Beware to only buy magnums : 25% of the 75cl bottles are corked.

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

white Apremont - Domaine Giachino - Primitif

2015 - USD 14 -

Illinois distributor: Maverick

Muscadet wine labelwhite Muscadet - Marc Ollivier, Rémi Branger, Gwénaëlle Croix - EARL La Pépière - Château-Thébaud

2012 - USD 18 -

Bensenville, 1231 Ellis Street, Illinois: Maverick Wines

Saint Paul, PO Box 14205, Minnesota: New France Wine Company

Warren, 32185 Hollingsworth Ave, Michigan: Veritas Distributors Inc

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

North Kansas City, 550 East 13th Avenue, Missouri: Major Brands Inc St Louis

white Côtes du jura - Domaine Labet - Les Champs Rouges - Chardonnay 'nature'

2014 - USD 32 - intense, yellow fruit, passion fruit, toffee - onctuous but very precise, passion fruit, toffee, red currant, fresh

Distributor for Illinois: Original Wine Company‎

 

There also are excellent wines with no sulfites in Midwest.

If the results above are too vague or the wine shops too distant from your area, then you may wish to explore a location more specific than Midwest. The following places show recommended wines: Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, or you may type a ZIP code in the box below.

 

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