Tag: climate change
Bourgogne Grapples With Fighting Frost Without Producing Emissions
In seeking to first do no harm: Why are carbon dioxide producing active methods so widely utilized for fighting frost in Bourgogne vineyards, and elsewhere?
What If The Wine Industry Adopted A First Do No Harm Mentality?
This new series explores wine through a “first do no harm” practice with a focus on those elevating environmental and sustainability awareness from soil to glass.
Wine Enthusiast Article: The ‘Monumental’ Role Soil Microbes Play In Wine
The feature I wrote for the Feb/March edition of Wine Enthusiast Magazine, “Down In the Dirt,” is now digitally available.What do soil microbes have to do with fine wine production? Everything!
The Buyer Latest: Building Vineyard Diversity to Combat Climate Change
I am thrilled to share with you my first article in the prestigious UK publication – The Buyer. This topic is so important and this article was a true labor of love for me. Please take a moment to read it and share your thoughts with me.
Forbes Article: Portugal’s Alentejo Region Utilizes Sustainability in Crafting Premium Wine
When you purchase a bottle of wine do you consider wine’s environmental impact?
Forbes Article: Yarra Valley Wine Growers Embrace Phylloxera Infestation As An Opportunity To Prepare For Climate Change
What is a wine region to do when faced with two devastating threats? This question is top of mind in Australia’s Yarra Valley, where they are dealing with a phylloxera infestation and climate change. When I asked Mac Forbes, winemaker/owner Mac Forbes Wines, he replied, “Can I flip a coin?” Surprisingly, the overall attitude in…