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Canada’s first biodynamic wine

April 23, 2009  ByMarg Land


April 23, 2009, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. – In honour of Earth Day,
Southbrook Vineyards has launched what it calls the first biodynamic
wine produced in Canada.

April 23, 2009, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. – In honour of Earth Day, Southbrook Vineyards has launched what it calls the first biodynamic wine produced in Canada.

The Cabernet Rosé is the first wine to be released from the vineyard since it was certified organic by Pro-Cert Canada in the fall of 2008 and certified biodynamic by Demeter Canada.

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Biodynamics is a holistic farming approach that recognizes the vineyard as a self-sustaining ecosystem. It goes beyond the standards for organic farming by recognizing the interrelationship between the soil, plants and animals, and the energy forces affecting the farm, such as lunar and planetary cycles.

“Biodynamics goes leaps and bounds beyond organic and more fully expresses the vineyard’s character in our wines,” says owner Bill Redelmeier.

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