Natural wine - a Copenhagen trend
Those who know a little about wine will know that Copenhagen ranks top of the list of places to drink natural wine, surpassing other cities whose prox...
Wine importers, wine bars and bottle shops selling natural wine have begun to spring up all over Copenhagen in continuation of the Copenhagener's liking of the wine. Offering a unique selection of wine from top European regions, the following natural wine stores are worth a visit.
A shop favoured by locals that sells Rosforth & Rosforth wine, other deli food items, and exclusive sneakers (why not?). Watch out for their legendary grill pop-ups and various events. They’re fun!
Husted’s central wine shop has shelves stacked with natural and less-natural wines. The staff offer excellent advice and tastings, and you’ll be unlikely to leave empty-handed.
Italian wine importers mainly function as a bottle shops with accessible (as in, not too high) prices. It also hosts aperitivo with wine and food at 5 pm Thursday - Saturday every weekend.
Sebastian Rind Nellemann and Christian Nedergaard, the team behind the wine bar Ved Stranden 10 and restaurant Admiralgade 26, also run Österreich Vin: Their wine import company and bottle shop.
Sune Rosforth’s “showroom” located beneath the bridge is open to buy bottles at the price they sell to restaurants. During the summer, you can enjoy glasses of wine in the water. And also, make sure to keep an eye out for their pop-ups with chef friends.
Jon imports wine from his family’s vineyard, Le Raït, in France and a whole bunch of other delicious natural wines from fellow producers - mostly French. When he’s not in France, he’s manning his cosy little shop in Nordvest.
Christopher Melin is one of the men at the centre of the natural wine scene, and he imports wine for many of the bars and restaurants mentioned above. He also co-founded Æblerov: a company producing natural cider from Danish apples. It all comes together at Vin De Table, where you can spend hours browsing the shelves and checking out the different wines and cider. Every weekend, the shop curates a “weekend package” with three bottles that are open for tasting and can be purchased together with a discount.
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