Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day at Parducci Wine Cellars

April 19, 2013 by  

As the oldest winery in Mendocino, Parducci Wine Cellars has been making and selling wines using sustainable wine growing and land use practices since the 1930s. Over the years, they have incorporated and developed many green practices, including supporting local growers, creating re-use and recycling programs, and using green power to become America’s first carbon […]

Taylors Wines 100% Carbon Neutral

October 12, 2010 by  

Taylors Wines, a South Australian family-run vineyard, has created a 100 per cent carbon neutral wine range.  It is the only vineyard in the world to make a 100 per cent carbon neutral wine.

Medlock Ames Organic Vineyard houses owls and bats and miniature cows

October 12, 2010 by  

Since 1988, the Medlock Ames Organic Vineyard and Winery in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley has been home to owls and bats and miniature cows. It’s all part of the plan to create wines in a holistic manner that focuses on sustainable practices.

Forbes lists ‘Eight environmentally friendly wines worth trying’

June 16, 2009 by  

Forbes.com recruited Matt Skinner, author of a new wine guide for beginners, Heard It Through The Grapevine, to take a look at some eco friendly wineries,  who are making efforts to produce a greener product. Included in Matt’s list are New Zealand’s Grove Mill, which claims to be the first carbon-zero winery in the world […]

Celebrate Summer Solstice at Napa’s Solar Wineries

June 7, 2009 by  

Ten of Napa Valley’s wineries will be celebrating the summer solstice with their second annual Solarbration wine tasting event. All of the wineries involved – Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards, Honig Vineyard & Winery, Larkmead Vineyards, Longmeadow Ranch, Oakville Ranch Vineyards, Peju Winery, Saintsbury, Silverado Vineyards, Trefethen Family Vineyards,  and ZD Wines – are at […]

Waitrose’s ‘Virtue’ Shipped in Eco-Friendly Tanks

June 7, 2009 by  

British supermarket chain Waitrose is introducing a new wine brand, Virtue, that’s making waves in the wine world and it has nothing to do with taste or quality. Rather, it’s the method of launching that has attracted all the attention. Originating from the Central Valley in Chile, two Virtue wines are being shipped over to […]

Snapshot on New Zealand: A Day in the Vineyards

May 13, 2009 by  

By LIZ LEWIS I’m not a bad photographer. But I’m not a great one either. So when the opportunity arose to take part in a photographic workshop focusing on vineyards and wineries, I jumped at the chance. Living in the heart of a wine region, it’s easy to just hop into the car and head […]

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 […]

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