California's Wine Industry Looks to Green Day

New Standards aim at eco-friendly winegrowing -- but will consumers notice?
Tim Fish
Issue: December 31, 2002

A new program aimed at making the California wine industry more environmentally friendly and more socially responsible might be summed up in two words: preemptive strike. Grapegrowers and environmentalists are increasingly at odds in California over issues such as soil erosion and pesticide use.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2002.

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