TetraPak, the company that makes aseptic milk carton-like packaging that holds everything from wine to soup to tomato sauce, has been receiving a lot of coverage in the green media lately, both good and bad. This surge in
Ever wonder what happens to all of those corks you see collected in the bins at grocery stores? Seems like a great recycling program, if you can remember to bring the corks with you, but where do they go after that? Certainly not to get
What are everyone's thoughts on drinking wine and considering yourself a localvore [sic]? The idea that eating locally helps the environment and your local community is something I live by,
We've reported on the organic bubbly from Domaine Carneros - the only certified organic sparkling wine in the United States - before. Now, they are happy to report that their sparkling wine is also vegan-friendly, and apparently always has been.
Just in time for the advent of the holiday season and New Years, (well, or really any reason for a celebration) comes the first champagne by Korbel made with organically grown grapes. Just because the grapes have changed, doesn't mean that the taste has
Labels on food items are as numerous as the aisles they're sold in, and many proclaim that they're helping you be healthy, helping the planet, or both. The truth is that there are myriad labels out there that
Earlier this year, TreeHugger awarded Sokol Blosser Winery with the Best Green Winery award in our inaugural Best of Green Awards. We knew they were doing lots of different green things -- practicing organic viticulture, green building, and so forth --
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Hall Wines, located in Napa Valley, claims to now make wine in one of the most advanced and state-of-the-art facilities on the market, the wine market that is. And they're going organic within the next year.So what makes Hall Wines
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Dear Pablo: I visited a winery called La Delizia located in Casarsa de la Delizia, north of Venice in Italy. They have started selling 3 litre boxed wines at US retail outlets. I'd like to
And you thought drinking wine out of a box was a social faux pas. Now you can buy wine in cardboard boxes, glass bottles, glass jugs, aluminum cans and shocker of all shockers Fog Mountain lets you buy wine in 1-Liter PET
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Dear Pablo: It seems that alternatives to traditional bottle corks are gaining in popularity but are they a more eco-friendly option?Today you can find wine closures ranging from the traditional cork to synthetic corks and
In the never-ending quest to find green products that are as environmentally responsible as possible, but that also don't look like a four-year old made them, sometimes the going can get rough. That's why it took two sassy ladies
Opened in February 2009, FIG Restaurant chef Ray Garcia is serving up inspired dishes that don't just include greens, they are aiming to run the gamut of green by including all of the buzzwords - local, organic, sustainable,
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Bring Your Own Bottle(s): Wine from the Barrel
We're not winos by any means, really we're not, but the carbon footprint of wine is a recurring theme here at TreeHugger. Whether it's the wine bottle versus box debate, or
It started, like so many good ideas do, with a couple of folks chatting over a beer. Twenty years later, the Green Drinks concept has spread to more than 488 cities in 49 countries -- finally making it to Istanbul this month.