"With biodynamic you have a closed cycle. We work with five or six cow farms who are dedicated and provide compost specific for our biodynamic growers." Camillo Zulli, Cantina Orsogna
Monthly Archives: January 2019
- "For us, natural wine is continuity from soil to bottle. It's about transparency, it's about making delicious wines." Tracey Brandt
- "We were like mavericks out on a limb, and now Hemel-en-Aarde is a very respected sub-region." South African winemaker Anthony Hamilton Russell on how his father pioneered quality winemaking in the area.
- "Al Scheid, a Harvard Business School grad, recently of E.F. Hutton, hit on the idea of growing grapes in fledgling Monterey County in 1971 as a tax shelter for wealthy investors who needed to offset losses against regular income." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
- "It is important to respect nature and the care of the vines. Only in this way, in my opinion, can you have extraordinary results in the cellar." Emanuela Mastrodomenico
- Grape Collective talks with Rocco Vallorani, one of southern Marche’s star winemakers, about the evolution of his region.
- Inspired by her father's teachings, Marilisa Allegrini looks at winemaking as an opportunity for growth and innovation.
- Visit Bellwether Wine Cellars in the Finger Lakes, New York.
- "And Petit Verdot is suddenly about as trendy as a classic old grape can be." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher see a big change in the blending practices of some of the world's top winemakers.
- Vesuvio, also known as Mount Vesuvius, is home to wines of explosive flavor and historical controversy. Vesuvio’s legendary eruption of 79 AD destroyed the wealthy, coastal towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, though vines and enological tradition remained rooted.