What is it with all this talk about eating bugs? This time it’s REAL School Gardens who’ll be eating bugs to raise money for school learning gardens. Want to learn more and lend your support?
The folks at Francis Ford Coppola Winery sent a nice reminder to enjoy some cocktails — and summer — before it ends. 3 Summer Cocktail Recipes Summer will officially end [ … ]
I started to write about recycling wine corks and ended up learning how they’re made. It’s quite complicated and dang interesting. Here’s a crash course.
New Zealand winemaker Kim Crawford has joined forces with Populence, an artisanal popcorn maker in New York City, to create a Sauvignon Blanc wine flavored kettle popcorn Wine + Popcorn [ … ]
I’m always on the look out for new “green wine” trends. And now that I live here, I am especially interested in what’s happening in California. Two wineries have new [ … ]
It can be challenging to be big and sustainable. So, I wasn’t surprised to hear that one of my favorite sustainable wineries, Hess Collection, which manages to be both big, sustainable and high quality, announced its partnership with the Land Trust of Napa County.
UPCOMING EARTH DAY EVENTS IN NYC Courtesy of Jaquelline Ottman, greenmarketing.com Food Waste’s Shocking Truths: Hunger, Business and YOU – April 18 This event presented by the Columbia Business School [ … ]
There are many ways that a wine producer can be better than the rest. Oftentimes its a commitment to environmental ideals. But, sometimes its their how they leverage their appeal [ … ]
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of checking out the ultra sustainable Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma County, CA. With so many fabulous wineries to choose from you might wonder [ … ]
The CSWA has launched a new video series to highlight case studies on energy efficiency and other sustainable winegrowing practices.
A 2010 study from researchers at the Southern Oregon University and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife showed definitively that the climate in wine grape growing regions of the Western United States has been getting warmer.
It wasn’t long ago that wine on tap seemed like a radical idea. But no more. There’s hardly a decent restaurant in the Bay Area that doesn’t serve wine on tap. And, according to Malia Collins of Free Flow Wines wine on tap, which has long been getting the notice of restaurants across the country, is now becoming a part of the initial planning stages for new venues. And while much premium keg wine is found only in California, that and more is changing; the fact is that premium keg wine used to be the domaine of the small, local producer.
A new study shows that people reported liking the taste of the wine better if it was associated with a difficult-to-pronounce winery name. They also reported about a $2 increase in willingness to pay.