Tag Archives: Wine Labels

Why sustainability labeling is hard to find

In the last post, I wrote about two surveys on sustainable winemaking and why their overall conclusions might have to be taken with a grain of salt.  But that doesn’t mean there weren’t some interesting things to learn. What intrigued … Continue reading

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First Vine News Roundup

It has been a while since I wrote with news about First Vine and our wines.  So this week I have a few items to share. In This Case, You Can Judge a Wine by its Label When I think … Continue reading

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Can a label cover wine when it’s au naturel?

A lot of ink, virtual and physical, got used throughout the fall and early winter talking about wines that are more or less “natural.”   Most of the discussion was spurred by two books:  Authentic Wine: Toward Natural and Sustainable Winemaking … Continue reading

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Listen to Jamie Foxx — and blame it on the alcohol

I could swear that for the past six months lots of wine writers have been humming the “Blame it on the Alcohol” song – and writing about who’s to blame for the trend of increasing alcohol in wines.  I’ve read … Continue reading

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Wine Watchwords for 2011

My prediction for 2011, aside from all our First Vine customers, old and new, buying a ton of wine from us 😉 is that you’ll be hearing more about biodynamic wines and sustainable and biodynamic farming. There’s a lot of … Continue reading

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