Spring is here again in Antiyal, the beautiful almond trees , and now september 18 celebrating our National day!!
by Lisa Bonet
The importance of growing produce organically is becoming increasingly well known, with more and more people becoming aware of the benefits organic farming can bring to both the environment and the consumer.
The wine industry is one area where organic methods of production are of particular importance. The enjoyment of wine comes from the pleasure to be gained from the taste, smell and appearance. Wine produced organically, with no artificial fertilizers or pesticides, will provide a totally natural experience, with its flavors and aromas coming directly from the grape and the earth itself. Continue reading
An evangelist for biodynamics, the winemaking consultant faced many sceptics when he introduced the philosophy to Chilean viticulture. But this charismatic pioneer has proved that when you believe in something strongly enough, the risk is worth taking. Anthony Rose reports
Today May 25 we ended our harvest and crush, we are happy as it was a good year, good fruit, we had a dry harvesting season, which allowed us to get ripe and good fruit, the last days of summer were not so hot, so the quality is good, the best has been Cabernet sauvignon.
You can see some pictures of harvest, work in night shifts, and also the making of our autumn biodynamic preparations. We are still fermenting some tanks, for one or two more weeks.
April 12, Here we are in harvest again, today april 12 we started crush, we have harvested some of our Cabernet Sauvignon, like 4.800 kilos from our first hectare, very nice fruit, beatiful year, as we had a coldish spring, and warm summer. We expect a great year!! I’ll be posting info up.