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Will Bucklin at his dry-farmed vineyard Old Hill Ranch in Sonoma Valley. Photograph: Charlotte Simmonds for the Guardian

When in Drought, California Dry-farming by The Guardian

  When in Drought, California Dry-farming by The Guardian Dry farming forgoes modern irrigation and, farmers say, produces much tastier crops. In a drought-stricken state, should others follow suit? Wine grapes were not watered in Sonoma and Napa before the 1970’s. Corporate wine moved in after that and water use became the norm. Grape growers […]

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Will Bucklin at his dry-farmed vineyard Old Hill Ranch in Sonoma Valley. Photograph: Charlotte Simmonds for the Guardian

When in Drought, California Dry-farming by The Guardian

  When in Drought, California Dry-farming by The Guardian Dry farming forgoes modern irrigation and, farmers say, produces much tastier crops. In a drought-stricken state, should others follow suit? Wine grapes were not watered in Sonoma and Napa before the 1970’s. Corporate wine moved in after that and water use became the norm. Grape growers

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Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines

With barely 3% of Sonoma County third party certified organic or biodynamic, support the wineries that are doing the right thing and not greenwashing their practices. ……“While wine growers have generously funded and aggressively marketed their Sonoma Certified Sustainable program, we have seen that lapses in program enforcement have led to using banned toxins in

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Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines

With barely 3% of Sonoma County third party certified organic or biodynamic, support the wineries that are doing the right thing and not greenwashing their practices. ……“While wine growers have generously funded and aggressively marketed their Sonoma Certified Sustainable program, we have seen that lapses in program enforcement have led to using banned toxins in

Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines Read More »

Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines

With barely 3% of Sonoma County third party certified organic or biodynamic, support the wineries that are doing the right thing and not greenwashing their practices. ……“While wine growers have generously funded and aggressively marketed their Sonoma Certified Sustainable program, we have seen that lapses in program enforcement have led to using banned toxins in

Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines Read More »

NEW: Sonoma County website on organic and biodynamic wines

Our friend and promoter of third party certified (non industry certified) organic and biodynamic wines has finally gotten her website rolling. As most of you know Pam Strayer has a medical research background as well as extensive wine industry knowledge. Pam has tirelessly promoted drinking and supporting the organic and biodynamic growers. Since the “Sustainable

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