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Does your wine offer hints of glyphosate and sulfites? 

By Jan Walsh 

Mankind has been making wine for more than 8,000 years. Yet only in the last 150 years have we made it with chemicals, herbicides, and pesticides. Fortunately, man has not made genetically modified (GMO) wine grapes—yet. But many conventional wine growers use a lot of chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides on and around their vines. And among them is glyphosate, a weed killer, which the World Health Organization named a likely carcinogen in 2016. 

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