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Thursday 30 October 2014

Biodynamics

Wet summer favoured biodynamics in Champagne

This year’s cool, wet summer in Champagne favoured biodynamic viticultural practices, according to Roederer’s chef de cave.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Anne-Claude Leflaive wins peer recognition

Anne-Claude Leflaive, head of leading white Burgundy producer Domaine Leflaive has won the 2014 Winemakers’ Winemaker Award.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Trial of Burgundian producer begins

The trial of a Burgundian producer who has refused to spray his vines against flavescence dorée because he practices biodynamics begins today.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 6 Comments »

Bordeaux embraces greener viticulture

Bordeaux is embracing pioneering viticultural and winemaking techniques according to three estates, which have grouped together in order to promote themselves and the region.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Golden age in Burgundy due to biodynamics

Burgundy’s improved vineyard practices have thrust the region into a new golden age, according to Jacques Devauges, technical director at Domaine de l’Arlot.

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Chablis embraces organics

Chablis is embracing organic viticultural practices as a new generation of growers attempts to protect the region’s valuable soils

Friday, April 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Margaux trialing “voodoo” biodynamics

Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 4 Comments »

Jacob’s Creek to launch biodynamic Shiraz

Jacob’s Creek is to release its first biodynamic wine through its visitor centre in the Barossa Valley.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Durfort-Vivens to become 100% biodynamic

Second-growth Margaux property Durfort-Vivens is to employ biodynamic farming methods across its entire estate next year.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 No Comments »

Top ten trends of the last ten years: 6. Environmentalism

In our fourth installment of the greatest changes in drinks since db was launched in July 2002, we consider the affect of environmental concerns.

Friday, July 27th, 2012 2 Comments »

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