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    DescriptionDo you know what's in your wine? Wine-making has become ever-more unnatural, from the use of blanket crop-spraying in vineyards, to the over-use of sulphites, but finally someone is doing something about it. Isabelle Legeron MW, otherwise known as "That Crazy French Woman", is leading the campaign for natural wine wine made as nature intended. There is no official description of natural wine, but a rough definition is that it is made from grapes that are farmed organically or biodynamically and harvested manually, and that the wine should ideally be made without adding or removing anything during the vinification process. It is basically good old-fashioned grape juice fermented into wine, just as nature intended. That Crazy French Woman is a crusader for the natural wine movement: she has her own show on the Travel Channel, organises a hugely successful annual natural wine festival (RAW) in London, and acts as adviser to several leading restaurants. Just as the craft beer movement has taken off across the globe, the demand for natural wine is growing and will continue to do so.

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    Natural Wine
    An introduction to organic and biodynamic wines made naturally
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Isabelle Legeron
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 953 g
    ISBN 13: 9781782491002
    ISBN 10: 1782491007

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14580
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD1
    Libri: ENGM5720
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000, CKB006000
    B&T Approval Code: A71544000, B94747060
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: P0040612, WEIN1000
    DC22: 641.222, 641.2/22
    DC23: 641.22
    LC classification: TP548.6.O74 L44 2014
    Thema V1.0: WBXD1
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
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    Publication date
    04 October 2014
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    Author Information
    Isabelle Legeron was the first French woman to become a Master of Wine, and was Woman of the Year 2009 in Paris. She runs the highly successful RAW Natural Wine Festival in London's Borough Market, and advises various restaurants on their wine lists, including the Michelin 2* Hibiscus. She contributes to Decanter magazine, and organizes conferences and tastings to promote natural wine.