Bordeaux: Organic & Biodynamic wine data

Bordeaux: Organic & Biodynamic wine-growing: See Organics, Biodynamics, Bordeaux region. 2016 In 2016 around 8% of the Bordeaux vineyard was certified organic or Biodynamic, Gwénaëlle Le Guillou told me at Millésime Bio 2017. 2015 There were 8,135 hectares (20,093...

En Primeur

En Primeur, French term used in the Bordeaux region for the system by which estates sell wine two years before bottling it, to middlemen called négociants, who then sell the wine to wholesalers and importers, who in turn distribute it to shops, restaurants and so on. ...

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke, ‘who died in 1797, is best known for his late writings on the 1789 French Revolution. The 18th-century member of [the British] Parliament, who was a Whig, was one of the first to decry the revolt as the dangerous work of a swinish multitude. In a...

Domaine Anthéa

Domine Anthéa was an organic estate located on Sallès d’Aude, a commune in the Aude department in southern France. The owners have retired.  Owner: Serge Ziggiotti and his wife Josette. Serge was described by Hilary Wright (2000, p.158) as a ‘sixties wild...

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the...