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Talking Green at Wineries Unlimited 2009.

January 15, 2009 by  

Wineries Unlimited 2009 (March 10th – 13th at Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, PA) will be talking green this year with Ed Boyce from Maryland winery Black Ankle Vineyards speaking on ‘Sustainable/biodynamic/organic viticulture’. He’ll be discussing his vineyard’s biodynamic efforts – efforts that helped him win the Governor’s Cup for a Black […]

Working New Zealand Wineries.

January 15, 2009 by  

by LIZ LEWIS Clean. Green. Extreme. That’s how New Zealand is often summed up by those who have visited. With it’s breathtaking scenery, adrenalin pumping activities, and easy access to both sea and mountains, New Zealand is the ideal travel destination. It is also home to a thriving wine making industry that is always on […]

The Green Movement: Organic, Biodynamic, and Sustainable Viticulture…too often it’s about bragging rights

January 14, 2009 by  

by JOHN K SOSNOWY from Wine Peeps Having spent over thirty years of my adult life intimately involved in agriculture, I understand from hands-on experience that the vineyard should not be a chemical plant. Good soil should not be over-fertilized, and vines should not be bombarded with fungicides, herbicides, and pesticides. I also believe that […]

Biodynamic Wines and Holiday Meals: Balance for Your Palate and Planet

January 13, 2009 by  

  by JACQUELINE CHURCH from Carrie&Danielle Picking wines for the next holiday meal? Consider Biodynamic and organic wines. No compromises necessary. What are Biodynamic Wines? Rudolph Steiner (founder of Waldorf Schools) began Biodynamic agriculture in 1928 in Europe. Today, Biodynamic viticulture continues to treat the entire farm as an organism seeking balance. Harmony with nature, […]

Solving The Carbon Footprint Crisis While Keeping The Booze Flowing

January 12, 2009 by  

by PHILIP WHITE from drinkster Bacchus only knows just how far The Wine Supply Chain Council  is willing to go to ensure wine drinkers make less of a mess of the global environment, but they’re having another talkfest in Melbourne next week. The shocking condition of Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin, with the cruel extant fact of […]

Al Gore Urges Global Wine Industry to Go Green.

January 12, 2009 by  

Al Gore addressed the World Congress of Climate Change & Wine in Barcelona, Spain by video last February. Speaking to an audience of over 350  winemakers, scientists, growers and industry executives from some of the world’s largest wine-producing countries, he touched on issues of climate change and the effects of carbon dioxide on the planet and stressed the importance of the global […]

6 Inexpensive Eco-Friendly Wines for Your Wine Cellar.

January 12, 2009 by  

                  the daily green proves that going green doesn’t have to be expensive with their slideshow of ‘6 eco-friendly wines under $25’ Can Vendrell Cava Brut Reserva ($19 a bottle) Frog’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc ($17 a bottle) Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris ($17 a bottle) Frey Vineyards Syrah ($11.25 a bottle) Coturri Winery Zinfandel ($25 a […]

South African Wine Industry Praised for Conservation Efforts.

January 12, 2009 by  

The South African wine industry has set aside 104 000 hectares of Cape Floral Kingdom land for long-term conservation. That’s greater than the amount of land used in the nation for growing grapes (102,000 hectares). This was only made possible through the partnership of the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI) and the South African Wine […]

Oregon Wineries Taking the Carbon Neutral Challenge.

January 11, 2009 by  

Oregon wineries are aiming to go carbon neutral. The Oregon Environmental Council and the Oregon Wine Board have teamed up to develop an initiative to help the wineries reduce and even, hopefully, eliminate their carbon footprints.