Cow horns full of s*** and chamomile sausages: Understanding Biodynamic wines

As the vine leaves turn golden after a bountiful harvest, hundreds of winemakers across the world bury horns stuffed with manure in the ground to ensure the success of the harvest to come. When winter is over they return to unearth the horns and extract the rich organic material which will be sprayed on the... Continue Reading →

Drink up! Hard truths about ageing wine

Now we're not committing any more heinous wine storage crimes it's time to talk about which wines you should and shouldn't be keeping. This is a topic which constantly comes up when I host wine tastings. The questions usually go something like this: "Does wine always improve with age?" "Is it dangerous to drink aged... Continue Reading →

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