Sustainability - Page 2

  • Are Family Farms the Answer?

    … — bankrupts the land, our food, our nation and our future. I don’t doubt the value of small farms as a way of life or the vision of sustainability that infuses Nelson’s writing. But I wonder if small farms are capable of feeding the planet. Is large-scale, industrial agriculture necessary for producing the massive amounts of food required for feeding…

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  • Paso Robles: Thomas Hill Organics and a New Chef

    … Organics right now,” he said. “This feels right and I’m excited to call Thomas Hill Organics and the Central Coast home. “Joining with Debbie and her team is great because they’re really passionate about sustainability and farm-to-table dining,” he added. “They get that, ultimately, it’s about having fun and making beautiful food.” ABOUT THOMAS HILL…

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  • Americans, Don't Ignore Farmed Seaweed

    … billion, and this total has an average annual growth of 7,7%. It is a huge business so why don't more Americans know about this seaweed production? The main answer is that over 96% of all seaweed production occurs in Asia, in six countries including China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea, Japan and Malaysia. As such, Americans rarely notice…

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  • The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    … Consider some of the most popular seafood dishes from all around the world, such as Ceviche from Peru, Shrimp Tempura from Japan and Fish & Chips from Britain. You probably wouldn't suspect that they actually had a common origin, in a 1500 year-old Persian meat stew. As I mentioned recently, I've been immersed in a fascinating new book…

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  • Boneshaker Lodi Zinfandel 2012

    …. With methods such as organic pest and mildew control, encouraging biodiversity in the vineyards, soil and water conservation and the social equity of farm workers, Hahn Estates has achieved renowned success with their high quality, economically viable wines. Boneshaker was sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in Lodi, and fermented in 70% new French oak…

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  • Grgich Hills Winery Spotlight Tasting Event

    … and still sporting his signature blue beret, Mike was inducted into the Vintners Hall of Fame in 2008 in honor of his many contributions to the wine industry. While many other Napa wineries pursue strategies of expansion, Mike, along with his daughter, Violet, and his nephew, Ivo Jeramaz, prefer to stay small. Their aim, year after year…

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  • Harlaftis Nemea Red 2011

    … Crafted from the Agiorgitiko grape which has been cultivated in the Nemea region of the Peloponnese on the east coast of Greece since ancient times, this is a subdued, contemplative glass. Estate: Domaine Harlaftis was founded in 1932 by Nikos Athanassiadis, a successful raisin merchant. He was drawn to the ancient Nemea region…

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  • #SipNZ 30th Vintage Sauvignon Blanc from Nautilus Estate

    … Experience – Sip New Zealand! Throughout the next six months, we’ll be guiding you on a 1,000 mile “road trip” from sub-tropical Northland to the world’s most southerly grape growing region, Central Otago. Taste unique wines and learn about forward-thinking vinters dedicated to sustainability while you connect with passionate wine lovers from around…

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  • Elena Walch Pinot Grigio

    … and special attention to the terroir characteristics of the wine lots. Single Vineyard Kastelaz: Monovarietal wines from the Kastelaz estate above Tramin village. The production here concentrates on family owned vineyards, separate ageing of grapes from the individual vineyards and special attention to the terroir characteristics of the wine lots…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 9 readers -
  • The Largest Marine Reserve In The World

    … One of the most powerful protections for the ocean and its ecology is the establishment of marine reserves, protected areas where generally no fishing, oil drilling or exploitation can occur. These reserves are different from marine protected areas (MPA), which prohibit certain activities but allow others. For example, they might prohibit…

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  • Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    … I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Friday, November 7, from 6:30pm-9:30pm, Rock the Boat will be hosting a fund raiser to support the Northwest Atlantic Marine…

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  • VALES PASSES POWERFUL GREEN AROUND

    … the needs of other agriculture and horticulture industries, so the opportunities for Australian agribusiness are only limited by imagination and commitment,” he said. “We look forward to supporting growers and regions as they adopt Sustainable Australia Winegrowing to meet their regional needs and, ultimately, to ensure Australia possesses…

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  • Sip New Zealand Wine Launches in Chicago with Team USA Rugby Match

    … trip” from sub-tropical Northland to the world’s most southerly grape growing region, Central Otago. Taste unique wines and learn about forward-thinking vinters dedicated to sustainability while you connect with passionate wine lovers from around the world. You can also take part in our Sip New Zealand shows and featured segments, including some…

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