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WINE & CRISPS: Pairing challenge 30.11.2023

WINE & CRISPS: Pairing challenge 30.11.2023

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Wine pairings, myth or science?
If you’ve ever wanted to explore different styles of wine with a myriad of flavour combinations, now is your chance! Crisps come in an assortment of flavours; anything from plain to the wildest corners of your imagination. Think about it, and it most likely exists! We’re firm believers here that wine pairings are not just for fine dining, because at the end of the day, it’s about flavours that come together in perfect harmony with one another. Come join us next Thursday as we explore a new dimension of taste!
THUR 30.11 | 7-9PM | La Cabane Wine Cellar
Ticket cost includes wine and nibbles
bubbles: Domaine Mosse Moussamoussettes 2022
skin contact: Bodegas Moraza 4 Caminos 2022
rosé: Momento Mori Cardinia Ranges Rosé 2019
red: Craven Cinsault 2021
red: Tamuna Saperavi Kisi Khikhvi 2020
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Organic, Biodynamic and Natural wine. What’s the difference?

To understand this concept and its various ramifications, it is necessary to keep something clear in mind: before the 20th century and the spreading of affordable synthetic fertilisers, all farming was organic. When the shift to the use of synthetics and pesticides happened, it became necessary to diversify traditional organic farming from the new modern farming. 


Simply put, organic farming forbids the use of synthetic fertilisers, synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or genetically modified organisms. The basic requirements are generally specific and engage the farmers not to use any chemical fertilisers and other synthetic products in the vineyard. It does not prevent the vintner from using the conventional winemaking process after harvesting. 


Let’s take organic farming one step further: Biodynamic. The creator of this agricultural system is the Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner, who developed the principles of biodynamics in a series of lectures given in 1924 in Germany. Here lies the foundation of true organic wines, with a strict limit in the use of additives, stringent requirements and at the end obtaining a biodynamic certification.


The previous definitions are usually, and rightfully, associated with it, because most natural wine is also organic and/or biodynamic. But not vice versa!

Natural wine is wine in its purest form, simply described as nothing added, nothing taken away, just grapes fermented. No manipulation whatsoever, minimal intervention both in the vineyards and in the winery. Healthy grapes, natural yeast and natural fermentation, with no filtration nor fining. Sounds easy, right? However, making natural wine is unforgiving and it requires a bigger amount of work than conventional wine. To this day, natural wine has no certification yet.