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An organic/biodynamic demonstration in FA Geisenheim vineyards

The cow horn itself acts as a container for either a mixture of yarrow, chamomile, nettle, oak bark, dandelion and valerian or for cow manure (called green gold in Africa). The filled horn is buried in soil for between four to six months during which time it ‘ferments’. Continue reading

Cover crops in between vines. © 2005 . All rights reserved.

Spiritual Viticulture – An Alvaro Espinoza Seminar

Alvaro Espinoza has quite a pedigree in winemaking, having studied oenology at Santiago and Bordeaux universities as well as gaining experience at Château Margaux in Bordeaux and Fetzer’s Bonterra vineyards in California. Yet even so, when Alvaro first became interested … Continue reading