International wine writer Jancis Robison will speak at the upcoming RISE conference in Napa Valley. The Climate Connection: Rising to the occasion: Tackling climate and environmental challenges he changing climate is a major threat to Napa Valley’s wine industry. Atmospheric rivers can flood vineyards, damage budding vines, and erode soils. Fewer winter frosts can encourage […]
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Action-Focused RISE Climate & Wine Symposium to Launch with Marquee Address from Jancis Robinson NAPA, Calif., March 6, 2023 – The six-event Climate & Wine Symposium is returning for a second time this April, now with a new name, RISE: Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability, Empowerment. This unique Symposium, organized around the six pillars of sustainable winegrowing leadership, first […]
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Yvonne Baginski was named a Climate Champion in the community activist category. The Climate Connection: Climate Champions working from the ground up in Napa Valley Napa Climate NOW!, a grassroots climate advocacy group, has just named its fifth annual Climate Champions, including Napa Green, a sustainability certification program for Napa County vineyards, and Yvonne Baginski, […]
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Napa Climate Now named the Napa Green team, Megan Scott, Meghan Vergara, Anna Brittain and Ben Mackie, one of their five Climate Champions for 2022 Briana Marie Photography The Climate Connection The Climate Connection: The 2022 Napa County Climate Champions Napa Climate NOW! has announced the recipients of its fifth annual Climate Champion awards in […]
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New regulations mean that ESG scores could impact large retailers’ stocking decisions or a winery’s ability to secure bank loans. Photo credit: iStock Anna Brittain, the cofounder of Napa Green, speaking at Napa Thrives. Photo credit: Paige Comrie. The energy-efficient Spottswoode winery belongs to and supports various organizations with a focus on environmentalism. Photo credit: […]
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Sustainability Across the Travel Journey Sharing lessons and best practices across the industry is a key step to ensure travel is a net good. To ensure travel remains a net good, sustainability must be integrated into the entire travel journey. While travel enables improved global collaboration, cultural understanding, and socio-economic benefits, reducing its environmental impact is […]
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100% Cork Sustainability Salon Series “Why Certification in Sustainability Matters” What is sustainability? What does it even mean to make the claim to be sustainable? Reputable organizations providing meaningful certification based on clear criteria is the only way to make sense of a what can often be a chaotic marketplace. In our third of several […]
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Best Sustainable Global Company: Napa Green In our first Best Of Issue, Green Living Magazine is proud to acknowledge the individuals and businesses that have made a conscious and sustainable impact on the community — all as voted on by readers. Arizona has experienced substantial growth in recent years, and, as such, the focus on sustainability […]
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The Economics of Sustainability w/ Anna Brittain, Napa Green As designer and Executive Director of sustainability non-profit Napa Green, Anna Brittain is passionate about taking action on the 7 pillars of sustainability. Spreading the word about how pursuing sustainability can save money is critical. Anna describes how she defines the 7 pillars of sustainability, what makes Napa […]
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Vineyards in Napa Valley and France are experimenting and adapting as drought and extreme weather impact their crops. RAYMOND ROIG—AFP/GETTY IMAGES From Merlot’s flavor to Cabernet’s acidity, here’s how climate change is reshaping the world’s most beloved wine regions At Larkmead, located in northern Napa Valley, winemaker Avery Heelan faces tough decisions as she seeks […]
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