Discover biodynamic wines from around the world with this archive of wine articles from Opening a Bottle. Wines included here are biodynamic, even if they are not mentioned as such.
The Tightrope of François Chidaine’s “Les Bournais”
400 Words (or so) on Elusiveness in Chenin Blanc
Why Domaine Maestracci is Essential Where do the worlds of French and Italian wine collide? Is it...
Maison en Belles Lies
Why Maison en Belles Lies is Essential Burgundy is not known for being playful. If you want...
Why Beaujolais is the Perfect Gateway to French Wine
Learn About the 10 Cru of Beaujolais at This Week's Virtual Tasting
An Exquisite Savagnin: Domaine de la Borde
350 Words (Or So) on a Reductive Savagnin from the Jura
Singular Wine: Alfio Mozzi Sforzato di Valtellina
500 Words (Or So) on a Nebbiolo's Heavy-Hitter, Sforzato
Singular Wine: Domaine Joblot “L’Empreinte” Givry 1er Cru
300 Words (Or So) on a Slippery Pinot Noir from Givry
Why Thillardon is Essential When assessing the estates of the Beaujolais Cru, it is helpful to view...
Singular Wine: Clos Mogador Nelin Priorat Blanco
375 Words (Or So) on a Rare White Wine from Priorat
Brettanomyces Is a Big Problem
Let's Just Say That Some Parts of Terroir Are Not Worth Drinking
What Our Wine Icons Mean
With the Essential Winemakers secion of this site, I not only want to guide you toward the...
Singular Wine: Pinot Noir from Comblanchien’s Lienhardt
325 Words (Or So) on a Superb Red Burgundy Hiding in Plain Sight