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Tag Archives: Water Resources

• Californian vintners respond to “precious and limited” water

Californian vintners respond to “precious and limited” water

An increasing pressure on water supply in California is driving vintners to trial more accurate methods to measure evaporation rates from the state’s vineyards. During a discussion on “sustainable” viticulture practices in California during the inaugural California Wine Summit from 1-4 October, both Steve Lohr and Matt Gallo stressed the challenges surrounding water use in California, […]

• Napa Wineries Innovate to Re-use Wastewater

Napa Wineries Innovate to Re-use Wastewater

The Parducci, Caymus, Conundrum, Alpha Omega and Rombauer wineries are applying innovative methods to treat their wastewater, according to a San Francisco Chronicle article. According to Sheldon Sapoznik, Napa County’s land use development supervisor, wastewater in the wine-making process mainly comes from washing tanks, barrels, crush pads and floors. Winery wastewater’s high sugar content can […]