I heard this phrase in culinary school. I took it to mean that simple isn’t always easy, it still requires attention to detail and respect for the ingredients and the consumer. Many chefs I worked under made a point to search out local, and specifically organic products whenever they were available, taking care to showcase quality, freshness, and seasonality. Preserving the integrity of the ingredient is true simplicity. This concept is fundamental to my winemaking process. It just makes sense to grow and source our main ingredient from vineyards using responsible, organic farming practices.
"you can't leave
pét project is focused on creating natural sparkling wines. Founded on the Ancestral Method, often called pétillant-naturel (naturally sparkling) or pét-nat for short, pét project also crafts piquettes, and other effervescent wines that capture the freshness and liveliness of fermentation.
Sourcing solely from certified organic vineyards in Washington State, our grapes are farmed without the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or fungicides. Each wine is fermented naturally using indigenous yeast and contains only naturally occurring sulfites. Our goal is to create wines that are honest and simple- a true representation of fruit and site.