Far from being the latest fad, biodynamic wine really is gaining ground and becoming established as the future of responsible and environmentally-friendly wine production. Not only are organic and biodynamic wines far better for us than wines grown using harmful chemicals, they are grown in a way that works with nature and encourages wildlife ratherRead more
If you think biodynamics is all a bit bonkers, well, you probably don’t know the half of it. Dung in burried horns, lunar cycles, cosmic calendars and obscure druidic potions… it gets really quite bizarre. In this rather brilliant filmette, Vice Magazine goes to the Loire Valley to meet the Wine Magician, aka Nicolas Joly,Read more
Casa Befli Colfondo Prosecco Frizzante is a Certified Organic and Biodynamic Prosecco made in the more traditional method with second fermentation in the bottle. It belongs very much in the Raw/Natural wine category which is not our speciality as many Raw/Natural wines simply are not palatable to everyday drinkers and many are definitely an acquired taste.Read more
Wine thing leads to another… did the invention of pottery lead to the first wine making 8000 years ago?
As scientists announce they have discovered evidence of grape-winemaking dating back 8000 years it seems our love of wine has been around even longer than we had thought. Though the earliest evidence of alcohol fermentation from rice dates to 7000BC in China, it has always been believed that grape-winemaking started in the Near East. CanaanitesRead more