Biodynamic Farming Revives DeLoach Vineyards in California's Russian River Valley

The heir of a long European winemaking tradition, Jean-Charles Boisset brought a chemical-laden vineyard back to life with organic gardening techniques and lots of TLC.

Writer Kim Wallace helps spray pinot noir grapes with a mix of powdered quartz and water, which acts as a desiccant, absorbing water and preventing fungal growth.
Photo By Barbara Bourne