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Wijnkronieken on Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking

Wijnkronieken on our book on Organic (etc) Wine: “gives an excellent insight”

Wijnkronieken, written by Mariella Beukers, is an authoritative Dutch wine site (or blog if you prefer). It has a wealth of wine information, mainly in Dutch but sometimes also in English. Recently Mariella did a review of our new book Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking: Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture. Here are a few selected excerpts […]

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Carl Edmund on our Organic Wine book: “I am very impressed”

We know Carl Edmund as someone who is passionate about wine and about food. He is particularly passionate about wine and food from Champagne, perhaps since that is where he lives. He recently wrote a comment on our new book Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking, Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture that I just can’t help but […]

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Wine-searcher on Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking: “perfect book for people who want to learn about organic and biodynamic wines”

Wine-searcher.com has, since they branched out from being a pure wine price search engine to also be a wine news site, rapidly become one of the most read wine sites in the world. So we were very glad to see that they had decided to review our new book Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking; Sustainable […]

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Tom Cannavan, Wine-Pages, on Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking: “well-argued, heavyweight tome, absorbing detail”

Tom Cannavan at Wine-Pages.com has just published a review of our new book Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking. Tom has plenty of blush-worthy nice things to say: A fairly heavyweight tome, dense with information, and yet full of quite absorbing detail that made it interesting for me to dip in and out of as chapters […]

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“Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking” press release has been noticed in media

“You make it and they will buy it” is a patently mistaken marketing principle. You have to tell the world about what you do too. Even if you think it what you have done is good, or at least OK, you still have to make people aware of it. That’s why we occasionally send out […]

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Biodynamic, organic and natural winemaking. Sustainable viticulture and viniculture.

Press release: A New Book on Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines Gives the Reader the Facts

press release Paris, 2014-12-17 A New Book on Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines Gives the Reader the Facts “Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking; Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture” by Britt Karlsson (text) and Per Karlsson (photography), of BKWine, has recently been published by Floris Publishing. As environmental issues and sustainability becomes increasingly a concern for the […]

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A Christmas gift recommendation: a good wine book

No Christmas is complete without a good book coming from Santa Claus. With environmental issues becoming more and more important perhaps a good book about wine and the environment should be on the wish list? Then we have just the thing for your. Earlier this autumn we had the pleasure of seeing a first of […]

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“The Best Wine Books” includes Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking

We were very excited when we happened to discovered that Sofia Ander had written about our book “Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking, Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture” in her article on the best wine books to read over the summer! To be precise, she wrote about the Swedish edition called Vinet och miljön. Sophia Ander is […]

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Our first book in English: Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking

We are very happy to announce that our first book in English is soon to be published. The book is called “Biodynamic, organic and natural winemaking. Sustainable viticulture and viniculture.” It is published by Floris Books. Here is a short introduction to the book. We will give you more details once it is on the […]

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New owner for biodynamic Champagne Leclerc Briant

Champagne Leclerc Briant in Epernay is one of the few biodynamic champagnes that exist. The house was owned by the family Leclerc Briant until recently. In 2012 it was sold to Frédéric Zeimett, originally from Champagne. He has worked for Champagne Moët & Chandon for 23 years, but he also has a worked in the […]

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BKWine to host organic tastings at Vinisud

Vinisud is a very interesting wine fair, the second biggest in France. This year it will take place on February 24-26 in Montpellier, as usual. If you are going to the fair and are interested in organic wines, do not miss these two tastings, hosted by BKWine. We were originally asked to do a tasting […]

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Rebel wine fair with high quality Champagne

At the same day as the big Champagne day in Stockholm a Champagne day OFF was arranged by a few importers of small, high quality champagne producers. BKWine’s Peter Dybeck tasted and commented champagnes from Françoise Bedel and Pierre Larmandier, both biodynamic, and several others. Read more here Champagne Day OFF 2013: favourite champagnes.

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Press release: The new book on organic wines by Britt and Per Karlsson wins Swedish and international awards

“Wine and the Environment, Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural”, the latest book by Britt and Per Karlsson (of BKWine), has won two prizes. It was first named “Best Wine Book for Professionals” in Sweden. Then it was awarded silver, second place, in the category “World’s Best Educational Wine Book 2012”. Both awards were given by the […]

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Two wines from the Poggerino winery: Il Labirinto and Bugialla Chianti Classico

Organic food and biodynamic wines in Tuscany

The Fattoria Poggerino is one of the few organic and biodynamic wineries in Chianti. It is run by Piero and Benedetta Lanza, brother and sister. Piero runs the wine cellar and Benedetta runs their agriturismo as well as being a very talented cook. This autumn we stopped by on our “Super Tuscan” wine tour for […]

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Gonzague Lurton, owner, Chateau Durfort Vivens, Margaux, Bordeaux

One more classified biodynamic chateau in Médoc: Château Durfort-Vivens

Château Pontet-Canet in Pauillac was the first and Château Durfort-Vivens in Margaux will probably be the second Grand Cru Classé in Médoc to become biodynamically certified. Durfort-Vivens was made as second growth (deuxième grand cru classé) in the Bordeaux classification of 1855. Owner Gonzague Lurton has worked biodynamically on part of the vineyard since 2009. […]

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Best wine book in Sweden! Again! Nominated to World’s Best!

Good news! We have just learned, hot off the presses, that our new book has won the award “Best wine book in Sweden for professionals” in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards! The book is called Wine and the Environment, Organic, Biodynamic, and Natural (or in the original language, Vinet och miljön, ekologiskt, biodynamiskt, och naturligt. […]

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Our new book has been launched! Wine and the Environment

On August 30 we launched our new book in Stockholm: Wine and the Environment, Organic, Biodynamic and Natural. The book is so far only published in Swedish so the real title is Vinet och miljön, ekologiskt, biodynamiskt och naturligt. We explain what all these different terms and principles are about, what the rules are, what […]

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Book launch, our new book: Wine and the Environment

On august 30 we launched our new book in Stockholm: Wine and the Environment, Organic, Biodynamic and Natural. The book is so far only published in Swedish so the real title is Vinet och miljön, ekologiskt, biodynamiskt och naturligt. Just as the book title indicates it is a book about all the different types of […]

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Château Margaux in an experimental mood

More on Bordeaux. They have been doing some interesting experiments at Château Margaux reveals The Wine Sleuth, an interesting wine blog. At a tasting in London Paul Pontallier, director and wine maker at the chateau, talked about his experiments with organic and biodynamic wine growing on part of the estate. The participants tasted blind three […]

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