wine industry

Glyphosate Found in 10 of 10 Wines Tested

UPDATED 5/3/2016: Ten wines from the prime growing regions of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties were just tested at Microbe Inotech Labs in St. Louis, Mo. All ten samples were found to contain glyphosate, the active ingredient in an herbicide sold as Roundup®, a chemical classified a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organization. This […]

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“Sustainable”? More posts from citizens who see this differently….

SUSTAINABLE The word “sustainable,” used by the winegrowers in this state, is a buzzword that basically means “we can do whatever we want.” Considering planting a “sustainable” vineyard – twice a week, each new vine will be watered with at least two gallons of water.  Each vine. How sustainable is that? Most vineyard ops in Sonoma County

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Wine Industry Myths

“Myth of The Family Winery” report by the Marin Institute

[PDF] The Myth of the Family Winery: Global Corporations – Alcohol Justice https://alcoholjustice.org/images/reports/winemythreport.pdf ‎Hiding behind a narrative of local, family-owned wineries, … While the wine industry perpetuates myths about wine as a product, it also promotes many … Note: This report was completed in 2009. Since then more consolidation has occurred. The Institute is looking

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