Sustainability - Page 2

  • Weight of Wine Bottles and Being Unduly Impressed in a Time of Sustainability

    … of the wine within? How do you feel about this issue? I’d really like to hear your pros and cons. Are you into the sustainability movement, which prefers that all things in life, including creating a bottle that uses less energy to create, and takes less energy to haul across country in 18-wheelers, be more environmentally conscious. Or do you see the heavier bottles and believe that what’s inside must be of a higher quality? Tags: Big wine bottles, Wine, Wine Marketing …

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 readers -
  • Serendipity: Biodynamics -vs- Wines from Jura #MWWC13

    …. Biodynamics looks at a vineyard as a whole ecosystem tied to celestial phenomenon and proscribes rituals to better enhance sustainability and produce. Intriguing… However, bio-ists also latch their lunar planting calendar to a wine tasting calender. In theory, wine lives, and moon phases effect it just like living plants. Now wine certainly evolves…

    WAYWARD WINEin Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • Wine Vision Takeaway Messages

    … wars and, in response to a question, I highlight LVMH wine chief Jean-Guillaume Prats‘ comments about sustainability. Lots of interesting ideas in the air. UK Wine Trade at the Crossroads? Wine Vision disappointed me in only one respect — not what was said but what wasn’t. In the run-up to the event I suggested that this was the perfect time…

    Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 5 readers -
  • To Feed The World, We Need More Aquaculture

    …, social concerns, production systems and innovations, sustainability and food origin." As such, there will be increased demands for sustainable seafood, especially due to its proven health benefits. Seafood production across the world has experienced significant growth, primarily due to aquaculture as wild fisheries have seen, and continue to see…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 4 readers -
  • Will the future ever forgive us if we fail to save Lugana?

    … If you are a #winelover, you probably heard that the Lugana region is under a serious threat… Why? Lugana has about 1,200 hectares under vines today and 300 could be gone if a new railway is established. That is about 25% of its vineyards! Here’s the explanation by Luca Formentini (President of the Consorzio of Lugana) why you should support…

    Luiz Alberto/ The Wine Hub- 1 readers -
  • In Spain, at the Ecosostenible Wine conference

    … I am in Vilafranca del Penedes in Spain, at the fourth Ecosostenible Wine conference, where I have been a participant. It’s a technical conference examining organic wine production, sustainability and climate change. The discussions today were wide-ranging, covering aspects such as replacing copper in organic viticulture, life cycle…

    jamie goode's wine blog- 1 readers -
  • Seafood Mislabeling: How Prevalent?

    … When you go to the local butcher shop, and buy a steak, you'll most likely get exactly what you want. If you want beef, you''ll get it. The store wouldn't confuse the issue and mislabel pork or venison as beef. They wouldn't do it with poultry either, so if you want chicken, you'll get it and not duck or quail instead. However, when it comes…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 4 readers -
  • First Annual California Green Medal: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards

    … Winegrape Commission, Napa Valley Vintners and Vineyard Team as a way to showcase some of the leading wineries and vineyards committed to sustainability. More than a dozen regional winery and winegrowing association partners are also involved in promoting the new awards. California vineyards and wineries that participate in any sustainability program…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 1 readers -
  • The Essence of American Food

    …. And that food revolution is not a celebration of excess. Americans are increasingly concerned with nutrition, the freshness of ingredients, sustainability, flavor, and novelty all of which suggest a turn toward quality and away from excess. It could be argued that this food revolution is influencing only a small minority of our population and that most…

    Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts- 1 readers -
  • Seafood Sustainability & Social Issues

    … When discussions of seafood sustainability arise, they most often revolve around protection of seafood species as well as their environment. There might be talk of endangered fish populations, such as cod in the Gulf of Maine, or destruction of the sea bed from trawling. However, sustainability discussions have been expanding, and social issues…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Pork & Pinot - Perfect Night at 20/Twenty

    … restaurant this month are the Saturday night live music and dinner feature, with panoramic views of the sunset and coast from a pavilion, with contemporary fire features to excite the senses. A Friday lunch changes weekly, with a Spanish Tapa flair to it. Twenty/20 has a Thanksgiving Buffet extravaganza including stuffed pork loin, for $50. each…

    Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Updatein Pinot Noir- 3 readers -
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