Tag Archives: Sustainability

• Reduce Your Carbon Footprint! Drink & Drive! Here’s How

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint! Drink & Drive! Here’s How

DEARBORN, MI – July 19, 2016: Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo to explore the use of the tequila producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles. Ford and Jose Cuervo are testing the bioplastic for use in vehicle interior and exterior components such as wiring […]

• Sonoma County Sets Goals Of 100% Sustainability For Wineries

Sonoma County Sets Goals Of 100% Sustainability For Wineries

There is a push in Sonoma County to adopt sustainable farming practices so that, over the next five years, every vineyard and winery can be certified as sustainable. The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission is hoping to become the first wine region in the United States to be 100 percent sustainable. Karissa Kruse, president of the […]

• Diageo Sets Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

Diageo Sets Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

Diageo has published its first sustainable packaging guidelines, setting 2015 goals to reduce average weight by 10 percent, increase recycled material content by 20 percent and ensure 100 percent of packaging is reusable, recyclable or “suitable for waste management practices.” The drinks company says it has established a sustainable packaging framework, implementation plan and targets […]

• Shout-out to 7 carbon-neutral wineries around the world

Shout-out to 7 carbon-neutral wineries around the world

Earth-friendly vino Photo: Tinhorn Creek – Canada’s First Carbon Neutral Winery Are you a green oenophiliac (sic)? A sustainable sommelier? Can you think of no better way to put the chill on global warming than with a tall glass of riesling? If so, then you know there are few things in life better than a […]

• Congrats! Wente Family Estates Achieves Certification of Sustainability

Congrats! Wente Family Estates Achieves Certification of Sustainability

As a testimony to what has been a long-held tenet of the country’s oldest continuously owned and operated family winery, Wente Family Estates recently received certification for its sustainability with respect to vineyard, winery and company practices with the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing designation.   Created by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Association in cooperation with […]

• Rutherford Wine Co. Joins 100% Cork Campaign

Rutherford Wine Co. Joins 100% Cork Campaign

http://www.boozenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/ruth.jpgRutherford Wine Company, a leading purveyor of sustainably grown wines, today became the first winery to endorse a rapidly growing movement to educate wine drinkers about the societal, technical and environmental advantages of real cork wine stoppers, 100% Cork announced. The Napa Valley-based company crafts quality white and red varietal wines under the Rutherford Ranch, […]