with Nicolas Joly World-famous biodynamics practitioner, founder of La Renaissance des Appellations, author, Grower & Maker (La Coulée de Serrant) Description For Nicolas Joly, the world of wine faces two existential threats – a changing climate and the insidious effects of modern technology, which mask the true expression of a vine.
with VinNatur Grower Association Stefano Amadeo Agronomic research & consultancy Description Sharing the conclusions of a 10-year vineyard research project monitoring insect populations, flora, fauna & soil biodiversity in natural wine producing vineyards. VinNatur was founded in 2006 with the aim of using the profits from organising wine fairs to
with Hiroki Fukuoka Farmer Yukiyasu Kaneko Sommelier Description (Simultaneous interpretation - English). Hiroki is the grandson of the late Masanobu Fukuoka, a Japanese farmer and philosopher who wrote the seminal book ‘The One-Straw Revolution’, in which he advocated the concept of do-nothing farming. Hiroki still runs the 10-hectare family farm,
with Werner Michlits (Meinklang) Grower & Maker Description One of the criticisms most often levied at clean agriculture, and indeed natural wine, is that it can’t be done at scale, and that, consequently, it will always be the remit of tiny, insignificant (or so naysayers would say), artisan producers.
with Maria Koppitsch (Alex & Maria Koppitsch ) Grower & Maker Description The pandemic has been tough on everyone but for some it has been tougher than most. Husband and wife team, Alex & Maria Koppitsch, farm 6 Ha in Burgenland, where Alex’s family has been making natural wine for
with Peter Honegger (Newcomer Wines) Co-Founder Ewald Tscheppe (Weingut Werlitsch) Grower & Maker Josef Muster (Weingut Sepp & Maria Muster) Grower & Maker Franz Strohmeier (Strohmeier) Grower & Maker Description Farming - a living interaction between man and nature. As a farmer, you are of course free to try to
with Martin & Adriana Lichtenberger Gonzalez Grower & Maker Simon J Woolf (The Morning Claret) Wine Writer Description Meet Martin & Adriana - an Austrian & Galician, husband-and-wife winemaking team. And while they are both technically trained enologist, they’re also, and above all, farmers. They live on the farm
with Professor Pablo Lacoste University of Santiago de Chile & Director of the Ibero-American Review of Viticulture, Agroindustry and Rurality (RIVAR) Description (Simultaneous interpretation - English). Chilean Natural Wine over the centuries with historian Pablo Lacoste: a historical overview of wine in Chile through its development and its main wine-growing