Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Organic Vegan Gluten-Free Natura Wine

It's not every day someone sends me wine to review, but that's just what the generous folks at Natura Wine did a few weeks ago and it arrived with perfect timing to imbibe poolside.


Knowing how infuriating it can be to source vegan wines, I'm always on the lookout for brands I can gravitate to as go-to selections. When I find one that I like, I generally keep a case on hand for guests and gifting. Natura makes vegan wine that comes from organically farmed, estate vineyards in some of the most renowned wine-growing valleys of Chile and it's also gluten-free.


To save you the trouble, I went ahead and checked them out on Barnivore: vegan-friendly indeed! There are nine varieties available from Natura; they sent their cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc Chilean wine.


VM pretty much wrestled me for them, but I managed a few mouthfuls before she got out her straw.

The pear-ish hue of the sauvignon blanc made it look particularly refreshing and it was subtly fruity without being sweet. I wanted to make it into sangria or at least a spritzer, but VM would not allow it under any circumstances; she is much more of a purist than I when it comes to wine.

The cabernet sauvignon was pure ruby: subtle berry notes with a full body that was screaming for a hearty marinara dish with which to pair.

This is just a sampling of the options- what Natura calls "varietels," on offer; they also make a merlot, carmenere, chardonnay, pinot noir, and malbec: all gluten-free wines. Head to to find out more!

I promise you that 89 was only interested in the pretzels that lay just beyond the wine.


  1. Excellent - it's good to see a winemaker that's vegan and proud. Is the wine labelled as vegan anywhere? It would be nice to see more people sticking a vegan stamp on their booze.

    1. Excellent point! I checked and I did not see "vegan" any where on the label; isn't that odd? I totally agree that it would be nice for more people to see vegan on booze and everywhere. Good call!

  2. Great review! So lucky to get 'happy juice' in the mail! And the pup OMG so cute!

  3. Gotta love those subtle berry notes. 89 must be so well behaved not to knock over those glasses.

    1. Fun fact: they're "high-quality, disposable" wine glasses from Veggie Conquest! She'd totally knock them over if it meant getting to the pretzels.

  4. When did you go to Austin ? I'm jealous. I've been dying to go there. So fun. Total envy.


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