Loncomilla Valley is an area of spectacular beauty and tranquility – the home of vineyards, blueberry farms, dairies, apiaries, pine forests and olive groves. At Vidacycle Farm as well making natural wine, we also grow a mix of nutrient-rich foods, going beyond organic to encourage biodiversity, healthy soil and resilience year-on-year.
We produce natural wine, from nothing but the Earth.
Our natural orange wine, TINTE, is lovingly crafted from our dry farmed and very old País vines. The beauty captured in every bottle reflects our deep connection to the land and life cycles of the natural world. Nothing is added to the organic grapes from vineyard to bottle. Each year is a whole new wine and a whole new experience. In a sense, this is why we call ourselves farmers first and foremost (as opposed to winemakers) because what goes into each bottle, comes entirely from the earth. The flavours are dependent on the microbial life under our feet (i.e. the soil).
TINTE truly embraces the beauty and integrity of the land here at Vidacycle. Rich nutritious soils and warm air create an exciting flavourful wine.
As our País vines are dry farmed, we never water them. This means the vines soak up the strong sun and Chilean elements, bringing out the unique and earthy flavours of the grapes. We use no sulphates (although some natural wines do), no filtration, no artificial yeasts, no pumping. The natural fermentation process takes over two years, relying on natural yeasts on the grapes and in the air. And we use a traditional unmechanised grape press.
TINTE is a true reflection of our ecological approach to farming. When you shop Vidacycle, you support a positive farming future for the Earth and its people.
We’d love to share a vino or two with you…