Tag Archives: Organic farming

• Château Margaux opting for first growth organics

Château Margaux opting for first growth organics

Château Margaux is considering converting to organic farming for its first growth parcels following viticultural experiments over the last five years. Speaking at a tasting in London yesterday, Paul Pontallier (pictured) said, “I hope that in two to three years we will be 100% organic for the wines of Château Margaux, but not for our […]

• Part two: Drink Eco-Good Liquor & A Tree Grows in the Forest

Part two: Drink Eco-Good Liquor & A Tree Grows in the Forest

By BoozeNews reporter D.R. Stewart Part Deux …Continuing the conversation with Melkon BN: Where do you get your ingredients from? A country, a specialized company? GC: We get some ingredients that are fresh. We can’t keep them around, we process them right away – lemons, oranges. Local farmers, primarily Ventura County and San Diego Country. […]

• Is Biodynamics Hocus Pocus or a Natural Wonder?

Is Biodynamics Hocus Pocus or a Natural Wonder?

… Biodynamics is a system of organic agriculture based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner, the German theosophist, specifically on a series of lectures he delivered to farmers in 1924. It uses many of the principles of organic farming—no pesticides or chemical fertilizers—but goes further, relying on practices like planting and harvesting according to solar […]