Tag Archives: winery events

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…

 

Hopkins: No winery permit ban

Supervisor Hopkins rolls over for wine industry….again. Seriously no tension between rural and agriculture (alcohol farming)? “I don’t see a tension between rural and agricultural,” Hopkins said. “I really believe that agriculture is part of our rural character and that…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules

Appearing online now and in print August 1.  9/27 PRSC’s story in the Bohemian appears. http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/sonoma-county-news-article-5458.html Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules By Padi Selwyn and Judith Olney, Co-chairs, Preserve…

 

Dairyman Stalled, permit pulled

 Dairyman Stalled & More The Permit and Resource Management Department has withdrawn the Dairyman Winery and Event Center project application as a result of the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department formally affirming that the owner has no legal rights to cross the Joe Rodota trail for…