Tasting room at the Zunfthaus zur Saffran in Zurich

Utiel-Requena: Bobal Steps Out of Bulk Wine’s Shadow

Utiel-Requena: Bobal Steps out of the Shadow of Bulk Wine The scene: southeast Spain, near to the Mediterranean A scant 70 kilometres (as the crow flies) from the heaving beaches and ancient attractions of València lies the comparatively quiet hinterland home of Utiel-Requena, one of Spain’s Denominación de Origen (DO) wine areas. You may not…Continue reading Utiel-Requena: Bobal Steps Out of Bulk Wine’s Shadow

Biodynamic is Better Than Conventional, Organic or “Natural”

This article was a guest piece I wrote that was originally posted here. Why I am Convinced that Biodynamic is Better than Conventional, Organic or “Natural” Wait, is that the sound of torches being lit? Do I hear pitchforks being sharpened? Are the tar and the feathers being prepared? Hear me out, before you run…Continue reading Biodynamic is Better Than Conventional, Organic or “Natural”