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March 31, 2015 Issue  :  Features

Proposed High-Speed Rail Line Ignites Controversy in Sauternes

Posted: March 31, 2015  By Suzanne Mustacich

March 31, 2015 Issue  :  Features

Saving Rare Wine Grapes From Extinction

Posted: March 31, 2015  By Lynn Alley

News & Features  :  News

California Sues Gallo for Using Hazardous Waste in Bottle Production

Wine company's bottle manufacturer argues it was safely recycling; both sides agree there is no health risk

Posted: March 5, 2015  By Ben O'Donnell

News & Features  :  News

A Hydroelectric Dam Is Making Portuguese Wineries Nervous

Environmentalists call the Tua River Dam a scar on the Douro Valley; winemakers aren't sure yet

Posted: February 26, 2015  By Luis Antunes

News & Features  :  News

Sonoma Wine Industry Makes Big Strides in Sustainability

Growers look to next 100 years following productive first year of ambitious certification program

Posted: January 16, 2015  By Dana Nigro

News & Features  :  News

Could a Train Line Endanger the Sweet Wines of Sauternes?

A new high-speed rail would cut across Bordeaux vineyards and may threaten the fog behind noble rot

Posted: December 19, 2014  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Holiday Bloodwine for the Klingon on Your List

Plus, a bubbly brouhaha in British Parliament, Burgundy charges overturned, the Shark Tank buys into another wine project, and more

Posted: December 11, 2014  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Kate Hudson's Winery Goes Virtual

Plus, a protesting Finger Lakes vintner may be headed to jail, Carter Cellars and Cartier come to terms, and a $375,000 box of wine

Posted: December 4, 2014  

Nov. 15, 2014 Issue  :  Features

Wineries Believe Sustainability Pays

Posted: November 15, 2014  By Liz Thach

Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

How can some wines be "sulfite free" if sulfites are a natural byproduct of fermentation?

Posted: November 14, 2014  

Sept. 30, 2014 Issue  :  News

A to Z Goes B Corp: Oregon Winery Commits to Responsible Practices

Posted: September 30, 2014  By Dana Nigro

Sept. 30, 2014 Issue  :  News

Green Guru Danny Seo Launches Wine Brand

Posted: September 30, 2014  By Dana Nigro

Sept. 30, 2014 Issue  :  News

A Book to Boost Your Green IQ

Posted: September 30, 2014  By Dana Nigro

News & Features  :  News

Is Being Sustainable Worth It for Wineries?

New research finds wineries think sustainability pays, even if it's unclear that consumers value it

Posted: September 16, 2014  By Liz Thach

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Poppin' Dom with the Stars at New York Fashion Week

Plus, Sting's winery visitors pay to pick, a California vintner finds out there's no such thing as free labor, Alain Ducasse gives up meat, Paul Dolan settles, and more

Posted: September 11, 2014  

News & Features  :  News

Congrats on the New Appellation; Don't Plant Any Vines!

Malibu Coast vintners are fighting a measure to ban new vineyard plantings

Posted: August 22, 2014  By MaryAnn Worobiec

News & Features  :  News

Wine and Gas Clash in New York's Finger Lakes

A proposed gas storage facility on Seneca Lake has inflamed winemakers, but are fears overblown?

Posted: August 19, 2014  By Ben O'Donnell

News & Features  :  News

Sonoma County Sues Winemaker Paul Hobbs

Officials contend three vineyard developments violated environmental laws; winemaker says allegations are misleading

Posted: August 15, 2014  By Tim Fish

News & Features  :  News

California Growers: What Damaged Our Vines?

Aerial spraying of pesticides may have drifted onto Lodi vines; extent of loss is yet to be determined

Posted: July 18, 2014  By Lynn Alley

Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

Can "hail cannons" really protect a vineyard?

Posted: July 16, 2014  

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