Big Wine

More greenwashing from chemically heavy wine industry:

 Copper is benign compared to most of the horrific chemicals used in the vineyards.  Organic Wine’s Deadly Carbon Footprint © Genetic Literacy Project | Workers spray grapevines with copper sulfate in a Spanish vineyard. It should be the more eco-friendly…

 

AGAIN: Trump’s Virginia Winery Hired Undocumented Workers

Once again, Trump properties busted for undocumented workers….hypocrite in chief….. Trump’s Virginia Winery Hired Undocumented Workers OSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images Seven employees at Donald Trump’s Virginia winery told Univision that they are undocumented. The Charlottesville, Virginia, winery produces 40,000 cases a…

 

Glyphosate Usage in Napa County

Glyphosate Usage in Napa County As seen nightly on MSNBC. Shouldn’t this warning also be in Spanish? We are working to track and analyze the use of glyphosate and other pesticides and herbicides here in   Napa County  in order to…

 

Millennials Are Sick of Drinking

A 2017 study found that in counties with legalized medicinal cannabis, alcohol sales dropped more than 12 percent when compared with similar counties without weed. Recreational legalization has the potential to bolster that effect by making cannabis products even more…

 

Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

This is another study just released…… “While these levels of glyphosate are below EPA risk tolerances for beverages, it is possible that even low levels of glyphosate can be problematic. For example, in one study, scientists found that 1 part…

 

Winery issues don’t need more committees

Kicking the can down the road again…… “It is troubling, however, that after over five years of pushing the county to complete these standards, which were required as part of the 2008 General Plan, it is now considering the formation…