Napa Vineyard Sheep Grazing promotes sustainable agricultural practices and better wine

Watch Video: The future of agriculture may hinge on the grazing of a few furry friends. Napa Vineyard Sheep Grazing promotes sustainable agricultural practices and better wine NAPA, Calif. — The future of agriculture may hinge on the grazing of a few furry friends. “Sheep grazing, which is such a beautiful sight to see, is a […]

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The Imbibe 75

Download the PDF THE IMBIBE 75 By Betsy Andrews, Penelope Bass, Kate Bernot,Joshua M. Bernstein, Carissa Chesanek,Paul Clarke, Shana Clarke, Amy Bess Cook,Jillian Dara, Max Falkowitz, Jennifer Fiedler,Chala June, Maggie Kimberl, Laurel Miller,Caroline Pardilla, Emily Saladino, Robert Simonson,Christine Sismondo, and Alex Testere We’re cruising into 2024 with a thirst for adventure, and we’ve gotplenty of […]

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Napa sustainability certification body to require phaseout of Roundup

Credit: Photo provided by Napa Green Napa Green executive director Anna Brittain. Credit: Napa Green Sheep grazing. Credit: White Rock Vineyards Credit: Napa Green Credit: Clive Pursehouse Napa sustainability certification body to require phaseout of Roundup In a groundbreaking initiative unveiled in November 2023, Napa Green, a powerhouse in sustainability certification in winemaking and grape […]

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Napa Valley Grape Growers Cut Roundup Use in Half, Evaluate Weed Control Strategies Amidst Shifting Consumer and Community Opinions

Sarah Ferguson, founder and CEO of Ruetd, with Napa statistics Brian Lilla, whose film Children of the Vine documented health concerns Scott Steinmaus, PhD, Head of Plant Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Napa Valley Grape Growers Cut Roundup Use in Half, Evaluate Weed Control Strategies Amidst Shifting Consumer and Community Opinions The […]

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Napa Green says it’s the 1st sustainable winegrowing certification program to require members to phase out herbicide

Containers of Roundup sit on a store shelf on Feb. 24, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Haven Daley) Napa Green says it’s the 1st sustainable winegrowing certification program to require members to phase out herbicide Napa Green will require its members to phase out the use of Roundup by 2026. Napa Green, a nonprofit organization […]

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This weed killer is one of Wine Country’s biggest controversies. Can a Napa group phase it out?

The vineyards at Spottswoode Winery in Napa in 2016. The winery is among a handful of growers that has phased out its use of synthetic herbicides. Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The Chronicle Roundup products for sale at a hardware store in San Rafael. A Napa nonprofit that ceritfies sustainable wineries hopes to phase out the controversial […]

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Napa Green Becomes First Sustainable Winegrowing Certification to Require Phaseout of Roundup, Providing Toolkit and Financial Incentives

Napa Green Becomes First Sustainable Winegrowing Certification to Require Phaseout of Roundup, Providing Toolkit and Financial Incentives NAPA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Napa Green, a leading wine industry nonprofit, provides roadmaps, boots-on-the-ground consulting and certification services for regenerative viticulture, and sustainable, climate-smart winemaking. In keeping with a foundational principle, “Sustainability is a path, not a […]

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