On the surface, the practice of medicine—both the traditional and non-traditional approaches—would seem to have little in common with the growing of grapes. For Dr. Robert Gross, there is a strong connection between his training as a medical doctor, and viticulture. This episode draws upon the rich interplay between two completely separate fields, each helping to enhance better understanding with the other. Recipes from the episode: Grilled Asparagus with Goat Cheese Fondue and Toasted Hazelnuts; Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Rhubarb Lemoncello Compote Video Rating: 4 / 5
Frey Vinyards, an organic winery in Mendocino County, CA discusses the difference between traditional, organic, and biodynamic farming. See more great videos like this at life.gaiam.com . Visit the Frey Vinyards website at http . Frey Vinyards was the first maker of certified Biodynamic Wines in the United States.
Join Paul Dolan for a discussion of Biodynamic farming and winemaking. Biodynamic farmers take a holistic approach, with the goal of making the farm a self-contained, life-sustaining ecosystem. They understand a successful farm is a living community of plants, soil, wild and domestic animals, climate, and water – where all these elements converge and thrive. May say that Biodynamic wines are the most authentic expressions of terroir.