Mick O’Connell’s Four Corkers: Biodynamic beauties from €32 to €80

If you haven’t dipped your toe in biodynamics yet, these four bottles are a good place to start

Biodynamic vineyards take things even further than organic ones

Buckle in for a nerdy one this week. Biodynamics, simply put, is a radical take on organics. While both viticultural systems share a foundation, biodynamics takes multiple steps further. As with organic farming the use of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides are banned.

Biodynamic farming uses a set of natural remedies known as “preparations” that are timed in accordance with lunar cycles. Biodynamics is not only stopping negative chemicals getting into the process, but it is ...