Who we are
We are two brothers from Canada and we are shooting a documentary on natural wine in California. We are hoping to release this film in 2011.
What is natural wine
Each natural wine expert will have his own definition of “natural wine”, but most would rally in saying that they are dedicated to put the terroir on a pedestal. Through interviews of natural wine producers in their vineyards and their wineries, our aim is to reveal a budding natural wine movement. Passionate natural wine producers will explain how they differ from other California wine producers, underlying the importance of organic and sustainable farming, the use of native yeasts during fermentation, and the stingy use of sulfur. The key to natural wine is minimal intervention throughout the winemaking process: only that way can the wine be an expression of the terroir where it originated. Each wine should reflect its own environment. Each vintage should have its own unique story.
Natural wine producers, albeit being a minority, are ambitious and committed to make a high quality wine reflecting its respective terroir. We want to support this growing natural wine movement in California by making a feature-length film to explore and understand their craft.
Why you should back us up
+ To learn about the growing natural wine movement in California
+ To shed some light on the misunderstood concept of natural wine
+ To promote individuality and a sense of place in wine
+ To support sustainable farming practices in California vineyards
+ To help us spread the word about natural wine!
Why we need your help
In order to make a great documentary, we need your help. Your contribution will help us with expenses like renting a car and traveling to lots of wineries. We also need to rent extra camera gear and audio equipment in order to produce a high quality motion picture which we could submit to festivals. Every dollar helps...
Thanks a lot for your help and please help us spread the word! Make sure to check out our web site at http://winobrothers.com
Some pictures from our trips so far are also available on our flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/winobrothers
Thanks for backing us up!
Matt & Martin aka the Wino Brothers
- (79 days)