Adi Badenhorst

Meet the Producer

In conversation with Adi Badenhorst

Adi Badenhorst is a farmer. He happens to also make exceptional wines in the Swartland. Ellen Doggett connects with Adi over Zoom to discuss his beautiful farm near the Paardeberg Mountains, the magic of old vines, and the importance of social and economic sustainability. 
The whole bunch fermentation question.

Knowledge

The whole bunch fermentation question.

Take some grapes, how you proceed from here depends on the style of wine that you want to make. Jamie Goode explores how decisions in the winery reflect in the bottle.

A single-minded vigneron unlocking the potential of Ribera del Duero

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A single-minded vigneron unlocking the potential of Ribera del Duero

Jorge Monzón and Isabel Rodero, from Dominio del Águila, are shaking up the way Ribera del Duero wines are seen, where rich, ripe and bold is the norm, these are elegant, restrained and terroir expressive. Paz Levinson spoke to Jorge about his influences and where next for this exciting project.
Spotlight on Jura and Savoie

Place

Spotlight on Jura and Savoie

Burgundy’s hipper younger siblings, Jura and Savoie, are the source of a surprising number of diverse grapes and wines for their size. They’ve really caught the hearts and minds of the wine cognoscenti of late, Jamie Goode explains.
Tuning into Terroir

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Tuning into Terroir

Jamie Goode explores one of the most widely used – and perhaps abused – concepts in the world of wine.
Telmo Rodrìguez Remelluri. photo: Carlos Spottorno

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Rediscovering the vineyard wines of Rioja

On the surface Rioja seems steeped in tradition, but the arrival of a vine pandemic at the end of the 19th Century had a huge impact on Rioja and its wines. Jamie Goode spoke to Telmo Rodrìguez, a game-changer on the Spanish wine scene, who has been instrumental in rediscovering the links between quality and place in Rioja.