biodynamic

wine

I Escaped An Alcohol-Free Iran to Make Wine In Oregon

In Persian literature, there is no subject covered as much as wine. Not just the taste and flavor of wine, but the spirit of wine. My winery in Oregon celebrates this.
Moe Momtazi
12.17.16
Quebec

Making Terroir with Cow Horns, Manure, and Lunar Rhythms in Quebec

We headed down to Les Pervenches vineyard in Farnham, Quebec with sommelier Emily Campeau, to talk terroir and biodynamic winemaking.
Nick Rose and Simon Coutu
7.14.16
wine

It Takes a Lot of Cow Skulls to Make Good Wine

Summerhill Winery is known for its world-renowned wines that rely upon the biodynamic method of holistic agriculture. The techniques—which include fermenting flowers inside animal viscera—adhere to an astrological calendar.
Alison Ashe
4.27.16
tequila

Meet the Mad Scientist Behind One Of the Best Tequilas You've Never Tasted

To say that that Felipe Camarena of Tequila G4 is obsessed with making sustainable, near-perfect tequila—would be an understatement. Every single thing at his distillery serves an Earth-friendly purpose, and his tequila is amazing too.
Javier Cabral
1.9.16
Natural Wine

This Rock Star’s Natural Wine Bar Is Bringing Apocalyptic Change To Brooklyn’s Wine Scene

In June, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem opened The Four Horsemen, a wine bar in Williamsburg, where he and his other three horsemen are changing everything you thought you knew about wine.
Alex Swerdloff
8.10.15
farming

Fruit Farmers Are Using Sex Chemicals to Manage Pests

"The ‘kill everything in sight’ approach of chemical pesticides harms beneficial insects, too. But the beauty of pheromones is that they’re species-specific.”
Lauren Rothman
6.10.15
WITCHES

Witchy Farmers Make the Best Produce

On the North Fork of Long Island, a woman grows some of the best tomatoes and snap peas around. Her secret? Harnessing the cosmic forces of biodynamic agriculture, of course.
Maud Deitch
7.2.14