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Ok, everything else aside...I really don't believe people who claim they can taste whether or not a wine is BD. BS.cheersjeremy
It would be interesting though to tend one half a vineyard biodynamically & one half organically, give both sides equal attention and then seperate the parcels into two different wines...
Absolutely. Not anti BD, just have problems with certain commentators claims. A lot of wines I love are BD or Organic, and I think it's better for the long term health of the soil than spraying.
It's ultimately the more radical aspects of BD that are hard to stomach - root days & cow horns...
Here is an interesting read on the state of BD in California:http://www.sfweekly.com/2008-11-19/news/voodoo-on-the-vine/1(On page 5, even Jancis Robinson gets a guernsey) Maybe they'll be using the heads of disrespectful wine writers in their next formulations?
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