What is a biodynamic wine?

organic vineyard Ijalba

‘Biodynamic Wines’ are repeatedly defined as the next step from organic wines and even the media has invented the term ‘Super Organic’ to straightforwardly describe them. The theory behind it came from Rudolf Steiner’s 1924 lecture series. Biodynamic procedures are organic, but also mirror the natural rhythms of the planet and universe with the vine and

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The Iberian Ham

Organic Acorn Fed Iberian Pork Ham

Among the most popular products made with Iberian pigs are Iberian ham, Iberian shoulder ham and Iberian pork loin. Here are the factors that turn these products into Culinary Excellences: Breed: A breed which can only be found on the Iberian Peninsula thanks to its one of a kind features. Hams and shoulder hams are

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Properties of Saffron

Saffron threads and flower

This is one of the most valued and expensive spices of all times. Popularly known for its culinary uses, saffron is much more than a resource for our kitchen. For centuries, different cultures granted saffron numerous medicinal uses. It has been used as a remedy for sleep disorders in ancient Greece, as an attenuator of

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What is Slow Food?

What is Slow Food?

It’s an International non-profit association founded by Carlo Petrini in 1986 and currently has offices in several countries including Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, etc.. and many enthusiasts in 122 other countries. What this movement aims to do is to break the rhythm of life imposed by today’s society, the so called “fast life”; to quit

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What is organic wine?

Work in the vineyard

The term ‘organic’ is defined by the law and in order to label any product as such a certified officials must undertake an inspection. The certification organization that has confirmed that the product is organic must be displayed on the label of all of the Organic wines. But what is important is that there is

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