The “Grey House” Garden

On the very same historic day that the White House planted its first vegetable garden, I received my first organic seeds in the mail. It was a day that was a long time coming. Finally (!) our government appears to be recognizing the irrefutable link between food and...

Stating The Obvious

The other night we were drinking a simply delicious biodynamic wine from Taburno, a region within Campagnia. The grape type is the ancient “Falanghina.” The vintage was 2005. There was a golden hue in the glass and deep pool of light seemed to radiate from within. The...

Our New Web Site

The Organic Wine Journal is about to grow a new shoot… our web site. There’s been a lot of progress since our debut. We’ve written numerous articles and reviews, we’ve launched our Organic Winemaking Adventure with Tony Coturri that takes place...

Craving Green

Just when my stomach starts growling this time of year for the vibrant green flavors of spring, I’m glumly reminded that there are still weeks to wait until the first asparagus spear, fava bean pod, or itsy bitsy pea makes its way into New York’s...

No More Wine Word Processing

The mess involved in launching a new website is quickly reflected on your computer desktop. A million file icons spread out all over and you can barely remember what they’re all for, which you really needed and which you meant to delete. Somewhere in the middle, you...

The Luxury Of Ethics

The other day I attended a seminar by the Luxury Marketing Council on marketing “wellness.” The speakers were a panel of spa, yoga and nutrition professionals. They all said business was booming. Wealthy, upscale people want to eat well, have spa and yoga retreat...