How Natural Winemaking Techniques Impact Flavor

The natural winemaking process isn’t just a philosophical or ecological movement—the techniques can also give wines more character or yield wines that taste more expressly of a particular location.

“I mean it's easy to take grapes, add an extract, inoculate with a lab grade yeast and make a wine that tastes the way you want it to taste,” Jensen says. “But that's kind of boring to me. With a natural wine, for producers it's more...