America’s Greenest Wine Region

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 β€œAmerica’s Greenest Wine Region.” According to Wine Country This Week, Mendo is well known for its β€œlong 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.

Sustainable Wine Tweets: 18 Green Wine Geeks To Follow on Twitter

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.

Sustainable Wine Review: Q&A with Hall Wines’ Steve Leveque

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 with careful attention to the biodiversity of Napa Valley. In July 2009, HALL St. Helena became California’s first winery to receive the LEED Gold Certification.Β  …

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Water: The Lifeblood of Biodynamic Wine

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 an engineered wetland and innovative pond filtration system that recycles 2 million gallons of water per year. As a family, we at Benziger Family Winery …

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