Where do grape varieties — and the wines — we know of today come from? What saved European vineyards from almost extinction in the nineteen century? Why are we talking about 6000 to 8000 grape varieties but sometimes this number rises from 14000 to 20000? Sit down, relax, and explore the fascinating world of the botany of wine. Cheers!
The Botany of Wine – Taxonomy
Introduction to Natural WinesMay 13, 2020
Saturday July 18, 2020 – 11:00am-1:00pm @ The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458 >> CANCELED << At a time when environmental and health issues are in the news everyday, it is becoming obvious that eating and drinking healthier will benefit us as well as the planet. Natural wines are a […]
Healing Spirits: the botany and herbalism of Aperitifs and DigestifsSeptember 30, 2019
Discover the history and botanical make up of some of the most famous Aperitive and Digestive spirits, and the impact these drinks have on our organism. Sunday December 1, 2019 – 2pm-4pm @ The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458 >>TICKETS HERE<< The centuries-old botanical history of aperitifs and digestifs, from […]
An introduction to Natural Wines with ChëpìkaAugust 2, 2019
Natural wines are awesome: nature-friendly with no chemical-farming processes, they’re made using indigenous yeasts, with nothing added or removed (except occasionally a small quantity of sulfites at bottling). Natural wines are better for the environment and your health. On top of that, you rediscover wine whose taste truly represents where it is from. This video […]