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Does Moonshine Make Good Wine?
Biodynamic wines are popping up everywhere. So what are they? Think of them as ultraorganic. In addition to avoiding pesticides and chemicals, the growers work with the cycles of the moon. But they aren't part of a flaky fringe movement. "Some of the world's great wine producers practice biodynamic viticulture," [an error occurred while processing this directive] says Sterling Roig, wine director at Marseille in New York City. "It makes for a more virtuous-tasting wine."

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