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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.