"We have cattle, goats, pigs, different natural areas. Any type of diversity it's going to be better for growing whatever you're growing, in this case the vines." Joseph T. Macari Jr. on the importance of biodiversity.
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- "A small vineyard would "ground me" after living through the collapse of the Trade Center on 9/11. As a survivor, I was looking for a means to readjust. It has become a focal point for my future as well as a legacy for my grandchildren." Michael Smith OR Winery
- David Page and Barbara Shinn have pushed the boundaries in terms of organic viticulture on Long Island shunning pesticides and herbicides and embracing biodynamics and the result is great wine.