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May We Suggest a Pinot With That Redwood Forest?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Wine drinkers the world over simply can't get enough of the California Pinot grape and so Napa vineyards came up with the proposal to deforest pristine acres of majestic Redwoods and Douglas Firs in the small town of Annapolis, CA.

Blood And Sweat: Wine And Olive Oil In Italy's Deep South

Honest Cooking | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home
Honest Cooking

Emiko Davies from Honest Cooking explores the cool earthiness of an underground olive oil mill and the fruity explosion of sun-soaked wines as they co...

'Timberland-To-Vineyard' Project Pits Winemakers Against Conservationists

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

ANNAPOLIS, Calif. -- The ocean fog and cool climate of California's rugged northern coast allow redwood trees to thrive and help give wine grapes a di...

Winemakers Have Tough Time Cashing Out

AP | By SHANNON DININNY | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

GRANGER, Wash. -- When JoAnn Stear opened Eaton Hill Winery in the 1980s, she was among the pioneers of Washington's modern wine industry. But when t...

PHOTOS: Going Sideways In The Santa Ynez Valley

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Trazzler.com. By Megan Cytron The movie Sideways put the Santa Ynez Valley on the map--and not just for aging burnt-out urban dwell...

Not For Purists: Winemakers Introduce Cheaper, Artificial Ice Wines

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. — Ice wine, made from grapes that were allowed to freeze on the vine, has long been one of the most expensive dessert drink...

Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers: Wine Tours

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
OneTravel

While the simplest gift for a wine lover is certainly a bottle of vino, going straight to the source is a truly unique experience--and since no one li...

A First-Timer Discovers Sonoma and Napa

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

Napa and Sonoma aren't communities of the wealthy and privileged, but communities of hard-working folks who love what they do, and love to share their wines with those lucky enough to pass through.

10 Celebrities With Organic Vineyards

Adam Morganstern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Morganstern

The quality of these wines are as varied as the careers behind them - we're not running out to try a Vince Neil Chardonnay any time soon.

No Need for Napa: The 4 Long Island Wineries Not To Miss

Divya Gugnani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Divya Gugnani

We've been to North Fork and back in search of the best summer wines, and here is our quick guide to the wineries not to miss.

Organic Wine: A Small Step in the Right Direction

Brad Haskel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brad Haskel

Organic wines, Biodynamic wines, and Natural wines hold the interest of both the public and the industry to be in better harmony with the land and make a healthier product.

On Using the Triple Bottom Line in the Wine World

Jean-Charles Boisset | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Charles Boisset

As we make wine in one of the most economically trying times in recent history, I predict that among those who prosper in these tough times, we will find a shared philosophy and a commitment to a triple bottom line.

Life Cycle: Green Wine

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

It's all about how far your wine has been shipped, and the materials used to package it. Aluminum screw-tops are more likely to be recycled than natural corks, and they prevent wines from going bad.

Mendoza, Argentina Wine City, Worries Financial Crisis Will Threaten Its Success

BBC | Candace Piette | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The city of Mendoza lies in a valley which was once a desert. But since the time of the Incas, it has been irrigated by a series of canals with waters...

Traditionalists Gag At EU's New Wine Production Rules

AP | Raf Casert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feeling sustained heat from New World upstarts, Old Europe revamped its wine industry Wednesday with a groundbreaking agreement certain to cause tradi...