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.



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.




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


...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


Fuchs und Hase

Kamptal, Austria


Kamptal, Austria


Jérôme Arnoux

Jura, France

Mas d'Espanet

Languedoc, France

Les Vins de la Gabare

Loire, France


Passione Natura

Abruzzo, Italy

Vigne di San Lorenzo

Emilia Romagna, Italy

Le Due Terre

Friuli, Italy


Lazio, Italy


Le Marche, Italy

Costa Digiano

Le Marche, Italy

Arcari & Danesi

Lombardia, Italy

Solo Uva

Lombardia, Italy

Fattoria Vaira

Molise, Italy


Piedmont, Italy

Agricola Bes

Piedmont, Italy

Cascina Val Liberata

Piedmont, Italy

La Collina

Reggio Emilia, Italy


Sicilia, Italy

Vino di Anna

Sicilia, Italy

Cantine Rallo

Sicily, Italy


Sicily, Italy

Antonio Camillo

Tuscany, Italy

Torre alle Tolfe

Tuscany, Italy

Vignale di Cecilia

Veneto, Italy



Goriška Brda, Slovenia


Istria, Slovenia


Karst, Slovenia


Vipava, Slovenia

Latest blog post

Man of La Plancha

We just happened to have a classic wine to pair with our steak, Les Vins de La Gabare’s Les Amandiers Cabernet Franc produced in collaboration with Les Caves De Pyrene, famed organic winemaker Nicolas Reau, and local Anjou growers.

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Yay, Yay, We Love a Muscadet!

We have long been fans of Muscadets, which are produced only in a small area of the Loire-Atlantique region near Nantes in northwest France. Muscadets have never been trendy and are relatively inexpensive compared to other great whites of the nearby Loire Valley.

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An Extraordinary Wine from the Languedoc

We are excited to share our first Notes from the Kitchen blog written by Andrea and Mitchell Hirsch - passionate wine connoisseurs and foodies living in CT - who also happen to be extended family:)

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