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Organic and Biodynamic Wine List

We urge everyone to support the wineries listed below. With high childhood cancer rates and glyphosate found in most wines, please support the wine makers who support healthy communities. “Sustainable” means not poisoning and degrading the environment. Our county is…

 

After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller

After the grapes are gone By DAVID KELLER Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard acreage expanding 80…

 

The Wine Industry Needs to Evolve

The Wine Industry Needs to Evolve Source: https://www.winebusiness.com/ by Cyril Penn January 17, 2019 “This is probably the most important report that we’ve put together, Silicon Valley Bank Wine Division EVP and founder Rob McMillan said as he kicked off yesterday’s…

 

The debate goes on….locals post on Waccobb.net

Wine & Water Watch supports common sense regulations that protect the environment and communities. Local opinions on the cannabis debate from Waccobb.net , the West County blog, let’s keep talking…. karenm97 Thread: Huge industrial cannabis proposal near Graton (I haven’t…

 

The case for raising the alcohol tax

Wine industry, take note…. “To start, let’s put America’s problem with alcohol in context: As of 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that excessive drinking causes 88,000 deaths each year in the US. If you care…

 

Mom’s Across America: No Safe Levels

Mom’s Across America and Food Integrity Now have been on a mission to test levels of glyphosate in our food and environment. Here is their latest release of wine residues. There are no safe levels. Gallo, Barefoot and Sutter Home…