This website uses cookies

Like so many other websites, we use cookies to personalise content, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media and analytics partners, who may combine it with other information that you've provided to them or that they've collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.

Do you fully understand and consent to our use of cookies?

Find articles
Find articles
  • All categories >
  • All authors >
  • X biodynamics >
Clear search

Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Tasting articles

    Pontet-Canet - an object lesson

    In Berry Bros' premises in St James's, London, towards the end of last year, Alfred Tesseron presented a range of vintages designed to display all the…

    5 Jan 2010 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Biodynamic wine tasting calendar

    The influence of the moon and the star constellations on how a wine tastes on a particular day has already been discussed in Moody burgundy and other…

    23 Sep 2009 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Inside information

    NZ really does go green

    English-born, Melbourne-based wine writer Max Allen, who is in the process of explaining biodynamics to the Australian wine industry via…

    16 Jul 2009 Max Allen
  • Article Tasting articles

    Extreme wines from Les Caves

    As promised here on our members' forum to a purple pager based in Sydney, I recently immersed myself in a giant two-day tasting organised by…

    8 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Biodynamic barrels?

    San Francisco barrel broker Mel Knox wrote this in 2001 and, in the noble spirit of recycling, has sent it for us to savour, in response to this…

    9 Mar 2009 Guest contributor
  • Article Inside information

    Biodynamics in California

    Victoria Daskal pauses on her round-the-world trip as part of the OIV’s Master of Science in Wine Management to interview Mimi Gatens, director of…

    7 Aug 2008 Victoria Daskal
  • Article Inside information

    DRC is BD - official

    As close students of the subject will know, not least because it has been discussed here and in associated articles, Aubert de Villaine of the Domaine…

    14 Feb 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    The Hedonist Shiraz 2005 McLaren Vale

    Find The Hedonist I may well lead a sheltered life but this is the first wine I have ever seen so obviously labelled…

    8 Jan 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    A progress report on biodynamic wines in France

    Paul Howard of has submitted the following report on a recent tasting of some particularly intriguing wines.   Frédéric Grappe…

    26 Dec 2006 Guest contributor
  • Article Free for all

    Moody burgundy and other (fairy?) stories

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.At lunch after last week’s particularly close-run Oxford v Cambridge wine…

    4 Mar 2006 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    More on biodynamics

    Visiting a wine producer near Perpignan in the far south of France last August, I was surprised to bump into one of my fellow wine writers Monty…

    6 Feb 2006 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    Reactions to biodynamic and organic methods

    As one who can always see both sides of every argument and who spends her life sitting rather boringly on the fence, I am fascinated by the depth of…

    8 Sep 2005 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Sweet spots and biodynamism - fighting alcohol

    If you don’t enjoy drinking wine then this article is not for you. If all you ever want to do with a wine is sip it in cautious doses, then what…

    3 Sep 2005 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    When Leflaive went wholemeal

    I don't know about you, but I am particularly intrigued that an outfit as traditional and pivotal as Domaine Leflaive in Puligny-Montrachet was one of…

    28 Jun 2004 Jancis Robinson