Merlin is the author of Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures. This book is an international bestseller, winner of the Wainwright Prize 2021, and has been nominated for a host of other prizes, including the British Book Awards Book of the Year
Mussels & Wine - by Treat BerlinWith special Winemaker Guest from Portugal - Douro: Vila Rachel (Raw Wine Member) Monday 29.11.21, From 18:00 Location: Hallmann & Klee - Böhmische Str. 13, 12055 Berlin Tickets available at: www.treat.wine/mussels Because the RAW WINE weekend is coming to
Pascaline Lepeltier is a leading sommelier based in New York. In 2018, she was voted Best French Sommelier; the next year, the prestigious French wine magazine ‘La Revue du Vin de France’ voted her “Personality of the Year 2019” - the first woman to ever win this accolade. Join her
Claude and Lydia Bourguignon are soil microbiologists who travel the world advising winemakers on soil and terroir. At Alive! they will be discussing why soil life is critical to terroir, using their work in Chile as a case study. Claude & Lydia during the 2021 harvest.Why do you think
Hiroki is the grandson of the late Masanobu Fukuoka, a Japanese farmer and philosopher who wrote the seminal book 'The One-Straw Revolution', which has been translated into 30 languages around the world. The 10-hectare family farm, Fukuoka Masanobu Natural Farm, is located in the Shikoku Region in southwestern Japan. Join
Nicolas Joly is a world-famous biodynamics practitioner and wine grower from the Loire. He is the founder of La Renaissance des Appellations. His talk at Alive! will be titled 'Let's Return to the True Taste of Wine', during which he will explore the true concept of an appellation contrôlée and
Tony Juniper is a campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and a well-known British environmentalist. He is currently Chair of Natural England and was former Director of Friends of the Earth. Tony is the author of many books, including 'What Has Nature Ever Done For Us?'. Join us for RAW WINE
Why aren’t all wines vegan? At first glance, this seems a simple question. After all, it’s just fermented grape juice. But exploring the topic in greater depth is a dizzying and fascinating experience - exposing key issues around ethics, ecology and the role of animals in the vineyard.