Biodynamic Winemaker’s methods land him in court

VineyardEmmanuel Giboulot of Beaune in Burgundy faces a fine after refusing to spray his vines with insecticide. Authorities accuse him of potentially allowing the spread of the disease falvesence doree, which could potentially carry a similar threat level to phylloxera, but Giboulot insists that the sprays will kill bees and damage the local environment. Click here for the full article:

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