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by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:40
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: A Closer look at biodynamic wine
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A Closer look at biodynamic wine

http://www.rebellesociety.com/2012/12/04/a-closer-look-at-biodynamic-wine-why-you-should-drink-it-interview/ “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjo...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:38
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: What is Biodynamic Farming?
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Views: 1623

What is Biodynamic Farming?

http://www.erdagardens.org/about/what-is-biodynamic-farming/ You could say Biodynamics is New Age (though Rudolf Steiner came to prevalence in the 1920s, long before the age of hippies). You could also say Biodynamics is Stone Age, as it incorporates pre-”civilized” wisdom. Biodynamic farmers use as...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:36
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Striving to bring cosmic harmony to the vineyard
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Views: 1613

Striving to bring cosmic harmony to the vineyard

http://scienceline.org/2012/12/striving-to-bring-cosmic-harmony-to-the-vineyard/ Biodynamic farmers may be following instinct rather than data “Weirdoes” is the phrase Barbara Shinn uses to describe how other Long Island farmers think of her and her husband, David Page. And the vineyard the couple o...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:33
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: The Wine Whisperer - "Pinot Noir Does Not Fight Back"
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Views: 1532

The Wine Whisperer - "Pinot Noir Does Not Fight Back"

“Does anyone not drink wine” I asked in my opening address to a table of ten ladies that I was about to entertain for lunch and talk on the merits of pairing wine with Asian cuisine. As incongruous as it sounds, it was a fair question given the group comprised the spouses of finance industry CEO’s w...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:27
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Moon phases and stag’s bladders: winemaking does wacky
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Views: 1830

Moon phases and stag’s bladders: winemaking does wacky

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/food/article_food/moon-phases-and-stags-bladders-winemaking-does-wacky POMMARD, France, Dec 15 — The sun is setting and the slopes of the Cote d'Or are soaking up the last few rays of the day. A waning moon has just appeared to the east. A winemaker sprays a biodyn...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:26
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Biodynamics takes root in wine industry
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Views: 1525

Biodynamics takes root in wine industry

http://www.agri-biz.com/SingleNews.aspx?DirID=149&rec_code=852274 WITH the popularity of organic food, organic wine is the next logical step. But while the concept of organically grown grapes is easy enough to grasp, biodynamic wines require a slightly different mindset. The term refers to the h...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 19:25
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Biodynamics: Beyond Organic
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Views: 1623

Biodynamics: Beyond Organic

http://primaldocs.com/opinion/biodynamics-beyond-organic/ Now that organic has become mainstream, should we really hold organic as the gold standard when it comes to food production? Many million-dollar companies produce organic foods and products that are nowhere near healthy. Organic cookies and p...
by Cuttings
28 Dec 2012, 18:28
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Vineyards
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Views: 1593

Vineyards

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0052609 In South Africa, wine grapes are produced using a range of farming methods from conventional to biodynamic farming. The majority of grapes are produced through what can be described as an intermediate scheme, the Integrated P...
by Cuttings
05 Feb 2012, 21:57
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Preserving wine!
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Views: 1977

Preserving wine!

http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2012/2/5/lifeliving/10614198&sec=lifeliving Balance in all things is the key UNCORKED By EDWIN SOON I UNCORKED a white wine the other day but could not finish the bottle so I slung it into the refrigerator thinking I’d finish it later the same even...
by Cuttings
01 Feb 2012, 09:33
Forum: Peppers: potentised and traditional
Topic: FromCity food growers
Replies: 0
Views: 2758

FromCity food growers

http://cityfoodgrowers.com.au/biodynpeprs.php Preparation name: Biodynamic preparation - Peppers How to make Content: The peppers are based on the type of plants and animals you are seeking to remove from your garden. Procedure: For plants you intend to remove from your garden (usually weeds), the r...
by Cuttings
01 Feb 2012, 09:33
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: FromCity food growers
Replies: 0
Views: 1491

FromCity food growers

http://cityfoodgrowers.com.au/biodynpeprs.php Preparation name: Biodynamic preparation - Peppers How to make Content: The peppers are based on the type of plants and animals you are seeking to remove from your garden. Procedure: For plants you intend to remove from your garden (usually weeds), the r...