Tag Archives: wine sustainability

Sustainability and the value of customer knowledge

I was thinking that perhaps y’all were getting tired of my blogging on sustainability.  But in the two weeks since my last sustainability post, a whole bunch of people have downloaded the back label I posted.  So there must be … Continue reading

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Sustaining our wine, Part One

Before you get lost in the weeds of this very long blog post, a few points: 1)      This is the first of two parts on sustainability and winemaking.  In this post, I’m looking at sustainability in general, and how organizations … Continue reading

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From old-time farming to biodynamic certification

About a year ago I predicted that 2011 would be a year when we’d hear a lot about sustainable and biodynamic wines. Well, I was right, at least as far as first vine is concerned.  One of our producers got … 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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