Monty Waldin was the first wine writer to specialize in green issues. He is the author of multiple books, including The Organic Wine Guide (Thorsons, 1999); Biodynamic Wines (Mitchell Beazley, 2004); Wines of South America (Mitchell Beazley, 2003), winner of America’s prestigious James Beard Book Award; Discovering Wine Country: Bordeaux (2005) and Discovering Wine Country: Tuscany (2006), both Mitchell Beazley; and Château Monty (Portico, 2008).
Monty has contributed on topics of organic and Biodynamic wine to Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Guide, Tom Stevenson’s Wine Report and he wrote the entries for Biodynamics and organics in The Oxford Companion to Wine (2006). He has also contributed to BBC radio and TV, numerous British newspapers and websites, as well as to wine, travel and environmental publications including Decanter, Harpers Wine & Spirit Trades Review, World of Fine Wine, The Ecologist, Star & Furrow (journal of the Biodynamic Agricultural Association, UK) and Biodynamics (journal of the Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Association, USA). His two most recent books are called Biodynamic Theory & Practice (www.lulu.com, Amazon Kindle) for wine-growers, and Monty Waldin’s Best Biodynamic Wines (Floris, 2013) for wine drinkers.
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Pet Nat or Natural Fizz 03.24.2015
The most consistently fun and enjoyable “natural” wines are the semi-sparkling ones. Vivaciously...
The Wild Ones: The Sweetest Sting 12.03.2013
Nettle tea is the secret behind many a Biodynamic wines in the Rhone valley
The Wild Ones: An Introduction 10.22.2013
An introduction to Monty Waldin's column about Biodynamic and natural wine
Lunar Cycles and Wine 12.16.2013
How lunar cycles help to inspire healthy vines.