Big Wine

Napa’s Measure C

Driving to Napa last weekend, we noticed all the No on C signs were on vineyards. Having big money to propagandize this well written measure by means of out right false narratives, despite the court ruling, is a sign that facts…

 

Rural Alliance on Winery Event Ordinance

Letting the wine industry (Tennis Wick, Northbay Business Journal) write their own event ordinance is bad government. Time for a moratorium until this long stalled ordinance is completed fairly. May 7, 2018 Dear Chairman Gore & Sonoma County Supervisors  …

 

Sustainabilty? Fake News?

 We call it greenwashing. When you create your own certifiers so you can call yourself “sustainable” you are greenwashing. Sustainability? Fake News?   Thank you for the excellent, balanced April cover story:  “Wine Our Best friend or Worst Enemy?” When…

 

Wine experts warn of growing anti-alcohol sentiment and aging boomers

No mention here of the elephant in the room……health issues from pesticides in the environment and the rising cancer, leukemia, autism, asthma rates in wine growing regions. See Dr. Laura Morgan and Padi Selwyn’s research paper:  http://winewaterwatch.org/2018/04/commentary-count…e-call-to-action/   ”There’s a “need…

 

WINERY EVENT CENTER PETITION!

From our friends at Preserve Rural Sonoma County: Good afternoon, In responding to complaints from the BOS office today, we decided to remove the link section of our petition that sent letters to the BOS office, as they had received…

 

PURPLE WINE COMPANY expansion plan (UPE17-0056)

PURPLE WINE COMPANY expansion plan (UPE17-0056) From our friends at Friends of Atascadero Wetlands Next, Tuesday (May 1) is the deadline for submitting comments for this phase of the application process. If you haven’t already, please send an email to the…

 

Enough is enough

Enough is enough!  Preserve Rural Sonoma County needs your help with our efforts to lobby the Board of Supervisors to stop approving more and more winery development, while delaying the Winery Event ordinance promised nearly 3 years ago (to put…

 

“Sustainable” Sonoma?

Who would you trust to tell the truth, an industry group that sets up their own “certifiers” from the industry they are supposed to be certifying or real third party certifiers that have been professionals for decades? The “Sustainable Sonoma” signs…