Tag Archives: binge tourism

LA Times on overtourism

Is Sonoma and Napa at stage 3 or 4? LA Times “Essential California” “Though you’ve probably never heard of it, the Irridex (a portmanteau for “irritation” and “index”) is as ubiquitous in the tourism studies field as the Kübler-Ross model…

 

Greenwashing 101

Letters to the Editor, Press Democrat: Defining sustainable EDITOR: Flaws in the wine industry’s ability to promote itself as sustainable are becoming broadly apparent. Visitors to tasting rooms are increasingly asking: “Do you spray herbicides on your vineyard?” This public…

 

Locals Continue to Clash with Sonoma WIneries

Locals Continue to Clash with Sonoma Wineries © Go California | Sonoma’s growing reputation hasn’t all been plain sailing. County residents request a moratorium on new winery spaces. By Liza B. Zimmerman | Posted Friday, 17-Aug-2018 While many wine country…

 

Opinion: wine industry permits

Dear Editor: County residents increasingly recognize that a moratorium on new wine industry permits is needed until long-promised tourism event regulations are in place and enforced.  (“Moratorium on wineries sought,” August 7)  Tennis Wick, the head of Permit Sonoma, states…