Sustainability

    Boring Americans: The Seafood Edition

    Americans have boring tastes. In general, they tend to stick to a limited amount of choices, rarely venturing out to explore the possibilities. For example, when considering wine consumption in the U.S., a small number of grapes dominate the market, with Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon leading the pack.

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    Cannonball Jellyfish: Eat Up Americans

    Do you enjoy eating jellyfish? I'm guessing many of you do not. In the past, the gelatinous texture of (or the perception of such) jellyfish dishes has prevented me from enjoying it. Last Spring, I dined at Miya's Sushi in New Haven, Connecticut, and was a bit hesitant at one point, knowing that a dish of Cannonball Jellyfish Nigiri was coming to our table.

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      SUSTAINABILITY IS NOT STATIC

      drinkster - - 4 readers - Greg Trott ... photo by Philip White WFA fumbles big green issue: the strange ethics of verdancy in ongoing battle of huge vs tiny by PHILIP WHITE - this was first published on InDaily 0n 16 September Greg Trott, the late founder of Wirra Wirra, started what became the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) late in the 1980s. His bit of the history somehow misses a mention on the WFA website.

      Steal Scallops? Go To Prison

      The Passionate Foodie - - 3 readers - Across the globe, we've heard the tales of "pirates" who capture endangered fish or violate fishing regulations. Often referred to as Illegal, Unregulated & Unreported (IUU) fishing, it poses a dire threat which needs to be stopped, and there have been a number of international efforts to prevent such crimes.

      VALES PASSES POWERFUL GREEN AROUND

      drinkster - - 1 readers - "We don’t inherit the world from our parents, we borrow it from our children" ... Dr Irina Santiago-Brown quotes Antoine de Saint Exupery ... photo Philip White, taken at Irina's 24th February 2014 marriage to Dudley Brown at Inkwell Wines, California Road, McLaren Vale.

      Three from Viluko Vineyards

      Gang of Pour On Wine - - 2 readers - A while back, I received an email from Christian Lane, the Director of Sales & Marketing at Viluko Vineyards, asking me where he could submit wine samples for review. In all honesty, I’d never heard of Viluko, but we’re always willing to try new things, so I passed on the address here at Gang Central and immediately did some research into what this operation was all about.

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      VALES PASSES POWERFUL GREEN AROUND

      …"We don’t inherit the world from our parents, we borrow it from our children" ... Dr Irina Santiago-Brown quotes Antoine de Saint Exupery ... photo Philip White, taken at Irina's 24th February 2014 marriage to Dudley Brown at Inkwell Wines, California Road, McLaren Vale. MEDIA RELEASE 24 September 2014 Renowned Sustainability Program offered…

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      SUSTAINABILITY IS NOT STATIC

      … Santiago, designer of the McLaren Vale Sustainable Winegrowing Program and Inkwell Wines' Dudley Brown, former chairman of McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism Association ... photo Philip White This is largely the work of Dr Irina Santiago-Brown, the local sustainability officer. Irina is internationally respected for this system. She has had every…

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      Cannonball Jellyfish: Eat Up Americans

      …, the sustainability of the fishery was examined and the result was that populations remained stable, justifying the establishment of a recognized fishery. Jellyfish trawlers in Georgia must adhere to a number of regulations, including a Turtle Excluder Device (TED), to prevent the capture of leatherback sea turtles. It has become Georgia’s third largest…

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      Three from Viluko Vineyards

      …, and there is a strong sense of stewardship of the land with the incorporation of diverse practices of sustainability throughout. (Click image to enlarge.) All this looks great on paper, but how are the wines? As has been the case so often lately, we took possession of the samples sent to us and then gave them plenty of time to recover from their cross…

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      Boring Americans: The Seafood Edition

      … are not along in their limited choices. For example, 80% of Iceland's seafood consumption derives from only six species and 80% of Norway's seafood consumption only comes from five species. As Americans rely on such a limited amount of seafood species, that puts a greater strain on those species. It would help promote sustainability if more Americans…

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      Steal Scallops? Go To Prison

      …Across the globe, we've heard the tales of "pirates" who capture endangered fish or violate fishing regulations. Often referred to as Illegal, Unregulated & Unreported (IUU) fishing, it poses a dire threat which needs to be stopped, and there have been a number of international efforts to prevent such crimes. We cannot forget though…

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