Three Sheets To The Wind

When I am not obsessing about organic and biodynamic wine, I relax by obsessing about sailing, often by thumbing through my favorite magazine, the British-based Yachting World. Imagine my surprise and joy, when there among the breathtaking photos of racing yachts, was...

The end of the world…read all about it!!!

Anyone can. All you have to do is read the January issue of Wired Magazine. There on page 68 is an article by noted writer Bill Donahue titled “Superproducer.” The subhead gives the clue: bionic agriculture…turbocharged seeds, precision chemistry. Because of overly...

State of the Glass

Was the glass of organic and biodynamic wine in 2008 half full or half empty? From our seat at OWJ it seems a little murky; like an unfined, unfiltered red Rhone. Industry statistics point to an increase in sales of around 30% for the organic category against a...

Risky Business

What could the global financial panic of 2008 have to do with organic and biodynamic winemaking? Could the high technology trading floors of Wall Street and the Bourse de Paris be more distant from the lovely vineyards of Burgundy and Sonoma? What connection is there...