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One of the problems I have with the organic wine movement is that many of its proponents tend to get a little preachy about it all.
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They go on to explain the basics of biodynamic viticulture, followed by an overview of the rules covering the labeling of organic and biodynamic wines. These can be a minefield as there are so many different organizations that provide certification around the world. What I appreciate about the book is that the authors cover the issues objectively and are not just overcommitted enthusiasts, trying to convince everybody that organic free adult webchat biodynamic wine is the "real deal".
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It finishes with an overview of organic and biodynamic wineries around the world, which lets the book down a little. Given the level of interest in organics and biodynamics in Germanyit is surprising that the authors were apparently only able to find a single producer worth mentioning, while offering an extensive list of French examples.
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I really enjoyed the book and I would recommend it to every wine lover who wants to understand what is going on in the vineyard. Stockists are needle exchange liverpool on the authors' website. In. An Ode to Organics Without the Dogma.
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