Tag Archives: big wine

Napa County Climate Action Plan (CAP) Update

Sonoma County General Plan slowly moving forward….Will they give vintners advantages like Napa? “An observation of today’s meetings seemed that viticulture will not be required to answer to many changes. Indeed it has carved out advantages for itself. The Napa Valley…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Wine research grant to fund sustainability study

Sustainable does not mean ORGANIC! Greenwashing to confuse consumers? Don’t be fooled. The wine industry has found people will pay more if they think the wine was produced sustainably. There are multiple industry produced articles to support this. Organic wine…