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Slow Sips with Bad Time Records 21.03.2024

Slow Sips with Bad Time Records 21.03.2024

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Introducing SLOW SIPS - good wine with Bad Time.
Delve with us into a musical experience featuring selected vinyls from Bad Time Records while sipping on natural wines from La Cabane fit for the vibe.

THUR 21.3 | 7-10PM | Heath Hong Kong TST

About the music
Bad Times Records is a record store in Hong Kong est. 2020. For the past three years, Bad Times Records has focused on Asian rare groove records and electronic club music from the 90s to the 2010s, making its reputation as a leftfield and important retailer for hard to find and tastefully curated secondhand records in Hong Kong. Partnered with sister project Bad Times Disco, they are a platform for underground DJ culture, curated records, and an inclusive and diverse crowd.

What you’ll taste:
• Wildman Wine Piggy Pop 2022 - fun and foamy red pét-nat (Australia)
• Baby Bandito Keep on Punching 2022 - crispy, electric white (South Africa)
• Okro Rkatsiteli 2020 - bold and deep skin contact (Georgia)
• Bodegas Moraza Soplar 2021 - juicy and smashable red (Spain)

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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. 


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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!

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