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Veganism will change the world. We share this planet, not own it... To most vegan wine lovers, it may come as a shock that their favourite glass of wine has an animal product in it.  To all Vegans, who may not know the possible non-vegan content of that glass of wine, the process of making wine itself does not require any animal products, but after  fermentation the liquid needs to be filtered using substances known as ‘fining agents’. These agents are used to remove impurities from the wine, Fining helps wine get rid of protein, yeast, cloudiness, and other particles....

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Biodynamic wine is grounded in a farming system that views the farm or vineyard as a single organism. This ecosystem or one complete farm holding concept is not new but has been practiced since farming began, with each part of the farm or vineyard contributing to the next.  The planting sowing and reaping along with the other practices are carried out according to the lunar calendar when the planets and the gravitational forces they exert according to their position in the universe at a certain time of the year influence the plants on the Earth, connecting everything in the system....

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Do Chorp/Your Body,Do Shláinte/Your Health agus Alcól/AlcoholAnnamh-ach iontach/Rare but well!Léigh é seo ó na Gréagaigh/Read this from the Greeks!De réir Dionysus-Dionysus said the following 3 drinks max! to be shared:Three kraters( bowls) do I mix for temperatureOne to health, which they empty firstThe second to love and pleasureThe third to sleepWhen this bowl is drunk up,wise guests go home.The forth bowl is ours no longer, but belongs to hubrisThe fifth to uproarthe sixth to prancing aroundthe seventh to black eyesthe eight brings the policethe ninth belongs to vomitingthe tenth to insanity and the hurling of furniture( if you have any:)Hence the 75cl...

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Biodynamic agriculture pre-dates organic agriculture.Biodynamic agriculture was coined as a term in the 1920s, but the biodynamic techniques themselves have been around since ancient times.Organic/chemical reduced agriculture came about after WWII.Both biodynamic and organically grown grapes are grown with the absence of modern fertilizers and pesticides; however, biodynamic agriculture follows strict lunar calendar rules based on the movement of planets as to when to sow and harvest. The biodynamic and organic farmer must rely on the professionalism and an in-tune knowledge of nature to get the grape juice from vineyard to bottle at the right time and as healthy as...

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Biodynamic farming grew out of the deep concerns of a group of farmers in central Europe back in the 1920s. they had noticed an increasing degeneration in seed strains, in many cultivated plants, and their livestock. They approached scientist and philosopher Rudolf Steiner in 1924 seeking some insights and practical ideas to offset this decline.In the now-famous Agriculture Lecture to these farmers, Steiner pointed out that not only was the earth already in middle age but was declining in vitality as a result of the developing materialistic view of the earth as a resource for human beings to exploit. When...

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