wine

Talking Biodynamics & Balance with Bonterra

I couldn’t help thinking that for those who think biodynamics is a mysterious dung-filled bull horn of mystery (Bonterra actually uses a demure logo of the infamous biodynamic symbol on their single-vineyard series), listening to Blue, Chichocki, and Koball talk about it would make sense of the agricultural practice to even the most brow-furrowed doubter.

EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Stomping Grapes in the Finger Lakes

Last week in the Finger Lakes, the New York Wine & Grape Foundation invited a few adventurous and strong-backed sommeliers and wine writers to help with the 2012 harvest as part of a new exchange and education program among New York wineries and city-bound industry professionals. Our very own Amy Zavatto, Edible’s wine correspondent, was one of those lucky few who got to stomp some grapes.

IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: Fermentation Fever

In our current issue, Rachel Nuwer profiles fermentation fanatics who’ve learned to harness the wild microbes in our kitchens to make home-preserved foods funky, flavorful and good for your gut.

Brooklyn Uncorked in Photos

At this month’s sixth annual Brooklyn Uncorked, over 700 wine and food enthusiasts flooded the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank–a spectacular building with soaring ceilings that’s better known as Skylight One Hanson–to nibble and sip the various food and wine offerings from over 60 vendors.

Win a Trip for Two to Sonoma Wine Country, Simply By Impressing our Photo Editor with Your Own BBQ-ed Food Porn

For those who’d like to taste the foodshed covered by our colleagues at the California Edibles up close and personal, we’ve just gotten word that our photo editor, Michael Harlan Turkell, is helping judge a grilling photo contest to win a trip for two to tour St. Francis Winery and Vineyard in Santa Rosa, the heart of Sonoma wine county.