Keep it natural, baby.
When you take Pinot Grigio and pour your soul into it, you get Harvest Moon. The grapes were picked on May 10, 2017, under the full moon. Why Pinot Grigio? If you make a long maceration and don’t use sulfites, and let nature take its course, you will get the color of the full moon!
Gönc winery is a family tradition going back to the year 1936 when Peter Gönc’s great grandfather built their first wine cellar and planted the vineyard around it in the small town of Dobrovnik in Slovenia. After World War II his grandfather moved to the city Ptuj where he started working in the Ptujska Klet – Ptuj wine cellar as a cellar cleaner and worked his way up to head winemaker and CEO of the oldest winery in Slovenia now know as Pullus.
Peter’s father also worked at the same winery but on the side, he also planted 24 acres of vineyards to keep up the family tradition (now 28 acres total). When Peter came of age they built a new cellar in Ptuj and started Gönc again. Peter is the 4th generation of winemakers and winegrowers in the family.
Fun fact, Gönc is actually a name for a barrel that they produce in Hungary of 136 liters volume and there are 136 dots on each bottle of their wines with each dot representing 1 Liter!
Katie and Denny
Your friendly neighborhood wine shop, focused on small production, organic and biodynamic, natural wines. Connect with us on Instagram for suggestions on your next bottle and to follow along in our downtown Lafayette wine journey.
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210 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Mon, Wed, Thurs
Friday & Saturday
Closed Sunday & Tuesday