Biodynamics

  • Serendipity: Biodynamics -vs- Wines from Jura #MWWC13

    …. Biodynamics looks at a vineyard as a whole ecosystem tied to celestial phenomenon and proscribes rituals to better enhance sustainability and produce. Intriguing… However, bio-ists also latch their lunar planting calendar to a wine tasting calender. In theory, wine lives, and moon phases effect it just like living plants. Now wine certainly evolves…

    WAYWARD WINEin Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • English and Welsh Wines: Post Script

    … We returned recently to the Royal Academy of Art in London to attend the Anselm Kiefer exhibition and, as suggested in my last post, to follow it up with a tasting of the new RA English wine selection of Davenport Limney Estate sparkling wine. A quick refresher about this English wine is that it is produced from Pinot Noir and Auxerrois grapes…

    elizabethsvinesin Pinot Noir- 2 readers -
  • Biodynamics Posters Now Available!

    … Biodynamics Posters by Hawk Wakawaka! You people are sure nice. I finally got pushed into figuring out how to have posters printed, as well as how to sell them cause people kept pestering me. Geez, I’m slow sometimes. So, by request — Biodynamics Posters now available! 13″ x 17.5″ on matte white poster paper. $30 plus shipping. Ships…

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 6 readers -
  • English and Welsh Wines: A First Glance

    … be the product of fermented freshly crushed grapes.” (UKVA website) An important distinction to avoid making an unintentional wine faux pas when either buying or ordering UK wine. But I digress. Back to The Keeper’s House at the Royal Academy. A conversation with an employee reveals an interesting twist to their menu preparation and wine and food…

    elizabethsvinesin Pinot Noir- 3 readers -
  • Giving Grand Cru Pinot Noir d’Alsace its due

    … The Vineyards of Domaine Albert Mann photo (c) https://www.facebook.com/albertmannwines “Pinot Noir, like Riesling, is a mineralogist.” You won’t find a rare or carefully considered older vintage of Pinot Noir tasted and discussed at a Millésimes Alsace Master Sommelier class. Nor will it be featured in a magazine article’s varietal spotlight…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Pinot Noir- 6 readers -