A century and a half ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the grant that established Yosemite National Park.
To mark the occasion, several of the estates that comprise California’s Madera Wine Trail will host the first Yosemite Grant Wine Celebration. Throughout the weekend of May 3-4, wineries will open their tasting rooms to host live music, serve delicious food and, of course, pour their wines. Read more ›
Over the last week, we’ve shared information on a number of Earth Day-focused events at some of America’s “greenest” wineries.
But if you’ve not been able to participate in any of those activities this year, you can still make an impact on the environment as a wine consumer. Read more ›
My thanks to the folks at PR Web for sending along the media advisory that follows — dealing with one of my favorite parts of the world to go “wine exploring.”
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Five of the Willamette Valley’s top food and wine destinations are coming together to offer visitors incentives and electric vehicle education during Earth Day Week 2014. Read more ›
How seriously does Benziger Family Winery take its commitment to the environment?
Just look at one of its bottles. The label depicts the four archetypal classical elements — Earth, Water, Air and Fire — using their ancient Greek symbols.
And since the 2007 vintage, Benziger’s entire wine portfolio has carried some level of green farming certification, be it sustainable, organic or Biodynamic. Read more ›
Earth Day celebrations at wineries are not restricted to California’s North Coast region. In Southern California’s Temecula growing area, north of San Diego, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa has planned a series of “Earth to Wine” tours, running April 21-25. Read more ›
Napa Valley is known for producing world-class wines, but it also is becoming a leader in sustainable farming. Largely responsible for this advancement is Napa Green, which many consider the wine industry’s most comprehensive “best practices” program for land-use and wine production. Read more ›
California’s Mendocino County was a hub of sustainable farming long before sustainable farming became cool.
So it makes perfect sense that Mendocino would be a hub of Earth Day activities, now huddled under an umbrella known as the Mendocino County Party for the Planet. The 3rd annual Party begins on Friday and continues through April 26. Read more ›
One week and one day from today, more than a billion people in 190 countries around the world will participate in some sort of activity or observation for Earth Day.
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On Saturday — which just happens to be Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day — make this tasty rendition for grownups, and enjoy it with a glass of Vermentino, Chardonnay or Pinot Gris/Grigio.
This recipe yields 1 sandwich. Read more ›
Did you know that Saturday is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day? It’s true, and you can read about it here.
The humble grilled cheese sandwich has made a stylish comeback in recent years, spawning countless renditions of gourmet “grilled cheese for grown-ups.”
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