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Cabernet Franc at the biodynamic estate of Pascal Lambert in Chinon

Lambert Mathilde Rosé : 2014

  Lambert Mathilde Rosé : 2014 • Variety : 100% Cabernet Franc.  All grapes at Lambert are the product certified organic (Ecocert)  and biodynamic farming. • Terroir : a mix of gravel with clay and silex in Chinon and Cravant-les-Coteaux. • Vine age : 10 to 50 years. • Yields : 45 hectoliter per hectaire to  à 50 hL/ha. • Harvest : hand harvested, […]

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Biodynamic Bordeaux, Château La Grolet

Jean Luc Hubert on pesticide use near schools

“A vigneron practicing biodynamics since 2000 on more than 100 hectaires (247 acres), I’ve had personal contact with the dangers of pesticides in the past.  And I know that we can certainly do without!  One simply must want to go without them and take a different view of life…  I would add that it is a […]

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Biodynamic weed control and green manure at Cosimo Maria Masini

Salmone al Forno con Daphne: Meatless Monday in Texas

Fox News Austin featured Francesco di Fillipis of Tenuta Cosimo Maria Masini in Tuscany and Daniela Marcone of  Andiamo Ristorante in Austin earlier this month ahead of the pairing dinner they co-hosted. In this clip, Daniela prepares a clean and easy oven roasted salmon while Francesco gives an overview of the biodynamic estate. They chose […]

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Emmanuel Pageot and Attila Gyulai at Embeya.

Embeya welcomes Emmanuel Pageot of Turner Pageot

Chef Thai Dang and Sommelier Atila Gyulai join forces with Emmanuel Pageot from Turner Pageot in the Languedoc for a five course menu at Embeya, one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants for 2013.   Embeya Chef Thai Dang is excited to serve a special 5 course menu that will reflect, highlight and compliment the true […]

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Turner Pageot family

Turner Pageot Wine Dinner at Trenchermen

Winemaker Emmanuel Pageot and Chef Patrick Sheerin of Trenchermen team up to bring you six courses of delicious on October 29th at 7:00 PM. Reserve your space here. 48 Hours (rosé) • Torta espagnole, sun dried tomato • Ortiz anchovy, celery root • Beef tartare, fermented black bean DINNER 1. La Rupture — house smoked […]

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Expression de Granite, Domaine de L'Ecu

Appel on Wine: Great Muscadet, from mineral-rich Loire Valley, worth a search | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

“Great Muscadet is available, and great Muscadet approaches the realm of great wine. Great Muscadet is the strangest normal white wine I know, expressing tremendously complex flavors and aromas, many of which stay outside the sphere of linguistically renderable. And great Muscadet costs less than $20 a bottle.” These are not my words, nor are […]

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Wines from Turner Pageot

Turner Pageot Wine dinner at Senza, Chicago

Turner-Pageot Wine Dinner at Senza Wednesday, April 17th, 6pm & 8:30pm Join Senza for a special dinner featuring the wines of Turner-Pageot. Chef Noah Sandoval has created a five-course tasting menu to complement Karen and Emmanuel’s typical and yet atypical biodynamic wines from the Languedoc region of Southern France. Senza will be offering two seating […]

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Exploring Porter Creek Vineyards

  In June 2009, I spent an afternoon touring, tasting, and talking with Alex Davis at Porter Creek Vineyards on Westside Road in Heladsburg, CA in the Russian River Valley. Alex allowed me to film him as we talked about winemaking, his family’s history in the area, and the wines that he produces and bottles […]

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