Gettin’ Natty: my portal into Natural Wine.

It was  midday on a pleasant Saturday in March that we booked it up to Oakland, CA. The line to get in traced the length of the building, composed of fragrant hipsters, youngish to middle aged, iPhones on the ready to don their tickets. Anticipation of the day's offerings loomed, like kids waiting in line for the biggest roller coaster. All the man buns and flannels seemed somewhat familiar, like that one acquaintance you hadn't seen in ages, on the verge of a boisterous reunion, held back by social graces. This was a wine event after all. A Natural Wine event to boot. A convergence of ethics and values with wine as the great unifier. We were at Brumaire to see, sip and share. 

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