Zach Shahan recently posted a great Eco Wine Infographic at sister blog Planetsave. The infographic is a very cool compilation of facts and figures. Check them out.
I’ve been hearing a lot about next week’s Taste of Mendo, the all day celebration of all things Mendocino County, in San Francisco. All this talk of Mendo and I got to wondering why they tout themselves as the “America’s Greenest Wine Region.” According to Wine Country This Week, Mendo is well known for its “long and rich history of sustainable, organic and Biodynamic wine growing and winemaking practices, as well as its fish-friendly farming movement.” But, it was hard to find any specifics so I posed the question to Josh Metz a principal at GeoVine and Lead Socializer at Mendo Social Media.
Twitter has a huge green community and a huge wine community. But, luckily, if you’re interested in both, the list gets a bit smaller. This post is a Venn diagram of where these two communities intersect. In this cross-section there are journalists, filmmakers, non-profit organizations, wineries, wine shops, app makers and industry consultants as well as a whole bunch of individual winemakers and bloggers. To put it simply, these are tweeple I follow to keep up on what’s going on in the the sustainable wine space.
HALL Wines’ vineyard and winery is beautiful. The estate vineyards encompass more than five hundred acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc. Moreover, the HALL wines are organically farmed [ … ]
For many folks, the first thing they think of when talking about sustainability and wine is organic grapes. While this is a very logical place to start, sustainability in the wine industry encompasses so much more.
Does natural wine actually taste better than commercially produced wine? Is it really worth all the hassle?
This is a guest post by NRDC Growing Green Award-winner Mike Benziger of Benziger Family Winery. Benziger won in the Water Steward category for his industry-leading water conservation efforts, including [ … ]
Who doesn’t like food? Especially fancy food. Lot’s of people do as judged by the crowds filling the aisles and booths of the Moscone Center for the 35th Winter Fancy [ … ]
Summer is my favorite time of year. The days are long and perfect for hiking, traveling, going to the beach, or just sitting on the porch. And summer is the [ … ]
Though I’ve lived in the Bay Area for three years, I don’t drive, and so this past weekend marked only my second trip up to Wine Country. I had some [ … ]