05/25/17 5:14am

Channing Daughters Winery 2016 Tocai Fruilano Pétillant Naturel. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

As Channing Daughters Winery’s winemaker Christopher Tracy is prone to doing, he has embraced the fresh, fun deliciousness of pétillant naturel wines with gusto in recent years.

The man who is making a half dozen different vermouths and recently released seven different roses from the 2016 vintage has taken a ‘pet nat’ program that started with just three wines — white, rose and red — and blown it out to more than a handful of wines of various colors made from a wide array of grapes.

This week’s “Wine of the Week,” Channing Daughters Winery 2016 Tocai Friulano Petillant Naturel ($28), is one of the newer additions and one of the most distinctive. (more…)

05/20/15 10:40am
Channing Daughters Winery's rosato pétillant naturel. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Channing Daughters Winery’s rosato pétillant naturel. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Paumanok Vineyards’ minimalist chardonnay and Channing Daughters Winery’s 2014 pètillant natural rosato are both excellent wines to sip this summer, according to the New York Post. (more…)