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Biodynamic Wine

I'll Have a Glass of the Biodynamic Red

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 08.17.2014 | Home
Gitanjali Roche

You can bet that the French weren't adding pesticides to their grapes when they started making wines in the 6th century BC; and yet nowadays, organic or biodynamic winemakers get labeled as 'trendy.'

How The Moon Affects Wine

Menuism | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste

Its phases have served as a reference point for sailors, doctors, farmers, and now... wine lovers?

Kurt Russell: The Star of Winemaking

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 03.11.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Kurt Russell -- you know his movies but do you know his wine? Labeled as "Gogi," it's not about his celebrity; it's about producing distinctive and...

What's New in Burgundy?

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

We have been visiting Burgundy for fifteen years, and although wine has been made here since the first century AD and tradition reigns strong, there is always something new afoot in the original home of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Farm to Fork Across America: Cow Horns & Moonbeams, A Taste of Place

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

Horns, moonlight ceremonies, revered cow manure, timing by the solstice... these were some of the mystical elements of biodynamic farming we were exploring and questioning at the Benziger family winery.

A Guide To Eco-Friendly Wines

Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Alexis Petru: Whether you’re a self-professed oenophile or just enjoy an occasional glass of red table wine with dinner, navigati...

Defining Green Wine

Gwendolyn Osborn | Posted 06.22.2012 | Green
Gwendolyn Osborn

There's been a lot of talk about "green" wines recently, so in honor of Earth Day we decided to break down the journey from the vine to the bottle to determine how a wine gets the green stamp.

Organic Sparkling Wine Picks for New Year's Eve

Clean Plates | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Clean Plates

Whether the first moments of 2012 find you dancing under bright lights, hiding away at the beach or cozy at home, chances are there will be sparkles. Make a toast to your health and the environment by choosing something natural.

Are Organic And Biodynamic Wines Worth It?

Menuism | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

I'm an ardent proponent of natural wines, not because of the philosophical or environmental connotations that they carry, but because of what's in the bottle. It's as simple as that.

Organic Winemaker Faces Fraud Charges

Adam Morganstern | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Adam Morganstern

Olivier Cousin wants to let you know where his wines come from, the grapes he uses and the year they are made - except it's illegal, and now he may ...

8 Great Organic Wine Books For The Summer

Adam Morganstern | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home
Adam Morganstern

Organic, Biodynamic and natural wines are making the jump from the wine list to the book shelf. A great new crop of books have just been released by p...

The Greatest Organic Wine Show On Earth

Adam Morganstern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Morganstern

Organic wineries from around the world showcased their wines at this year's Millésime Bio 2011, held in Montpellier, France from January 24th to 26...

The Biodynamic Wine Experience at Robert Sinskey Vineyards

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

Organics are simple enough -- growing produce with natural fertilizers and non-chemical pest control -- but biodynamics? Exactly. Biodynamic farming leaves the smallest carbon footprint of any agricultural method. Natch.

WATCH: Making Wine The Green Way

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Take a trip to the Benziger Family Winery, a biodynamic vineyard , in this video from KVIE. Mike Benziger, born and raised in New York, headed out we...

8 Secrets About Organic Wine

Adam Morganstern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Morganstern

Want to learn more? Be sure to check out the Organic Wine Journal to find out more about Organic, Biodynamic and Natural wines. ...