Hootananny is a natural wine import company born out of a common passion for the preservation of nature, a free spirited love of food, fun, song and dance, and an ongoing search for the best natural wines from artist farmers all over the world...

It is a celebration of the bonds that form across cultural divides in pursuit of these passions.

hootananny

ˈhuːt(ə)ˌnani

noun US - informal

Sharing stories, songs ...wild uninhibited and Dionysian ...party or get together, pretty much anything that is fun or funny... performers known and unknown, young and old. Songwriters in round-robin revelry sharing stories, songs and much muchness in an intimate setting.

storytelling

ˈstɔːrɪtɛlɪŋ

noun

Originally passed down through families and other small social groups. Typically, like folk music, it lives in oral tradition; it is learned through hearing rather than reading. It is functional in the sense that it is associated with other activities, and it is primarily rural in origin.

natural wine

ˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l waɪn

noun

...in it’s purest state, is most often an expression of a culture, place and time that is passed down within families or among colleagues, friends and fellow farmers. It tells a story, and it’s existence, survival and growth is based on tasting, talking, telling stories, and sharing.

Our artists

Arndorfer

Kamptal, Austria

Fuchs und Hase

Kamptal, Austria

Le Due Terre

Friuli, Italy

Giacobbe

Lazio, Italy

Aurora

Le Marche, Italy

Arcari & Danesi

Lombardia, Italy

Solo Uva

Lombardia, Italy

Fattoria Vaira

Molise, Italy

Iuli

Piedmont, Italy

La Collina

Reggio Emilia, Italy

Vino di Anna

Sicilia, Italy

Ciello

Sicilia, Italy

Antonio Camillo

Tuscany, Italy

Vignale di Cecilia

Veneto, Italy

Klinec

Goriška Brda, Slovenia

Rojac

Istria, Slovenia

Slavček

Vipava, Slovenia

Latest blog post

Vitello Tonnato

I am going to start writing here on our website about some of my favorite local foods, Piemontese idiosyncrasies and life in a centuries old village in the hills of Monferrato with a growing group of ex-pats, together with all the indigenous families building back up this little Montaldo community.

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