Daily Wine News: Biodynamic Bordeaux

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(Source: Château le Puy)

(Source: Château le Puy)

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov visits Château le Puy, a biodynamic producer in Bordeaux. “Almost all agriculture was organic until after World War II, when chemical agriculture became the norm. But not at Le Puy, where the soil has never felt the sting of fertilizers and herbicides.”

Elsewhere in the New York Times, Lucas Peterson chronicles his journey to what is known as “the Sherry Triangle.”

Jancis Robinson looks at the exciting possibilities for Greek wine. “You only have to look at a wine list in Greece to see what treasures (and unfamiliar names) it has to offer the curious wine drinker.”

“Constellation Brands has purchased Napa Valley cult winery Schrader Cellars,” reports James Laube in Wine Spectator.

Grape Collective talks to Steve Matthiasson about balance, organics and philosophical wine movements.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre reports on Old Westminster Winery’s redevelopment of Burnt Hill Farm and the crucial decisions being made before planting a vineyard.

In Vogue, Christine Pérez asks: “Is it really so wrong to put ice in your wine?

Paul Franson profiles Delicato Family Vineyards, ranked seventh largest wine company in America, in the Napa Valley Register.

In Wine Enthusiast, Matt Kettman explores both the allure and challenges of old vines on the Central Coast.

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