The term ‘natural wine’ has never been more widely used when talking or writing about wine. Yet there is no clear definition of a natural wine, it is open to the interpretation of the farmer and winemaker
I have just returned from Aniane, near Montpellier, southern France to visit a winery that has for a long time been on my ‘must visit’ list, Mas de Daumas Gassac.
It is not often that it can be said that one man or woman changes opiniones about a
The benefits of ‘biodynamic’ farming are clear; no pesticides or herbicides, following the lunar cycle to determine when and what to do in the vineyard and only using natural yeasts to ferment the grape juice. Yet biodynamic wine practices are still a mystery.
Many people think
It used to be that when tasting biodynamic wines my tasting notes were not complimentary as I found faults with the wines. The only people who would pay a premium and drink them would be those who only wanted biodynamic. This is no longer the
World Wine Trends
These are exciting times in the ever changing world of wine. New producers and new regions emerge each year while traditional producers work to improve their wines. Wine drinkers are becoming more adventurous, knowledgable and prepared to try new wines. My resolution for