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The Lonely Slog of Farming Right: Does Anyone Really Care About Organic and Sustainable Wine?

October 14, 2019

So what do winemakers do, and does the public really care if a vineyard is farmed sustainably, organically or even biodynamically to begin with?


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Millenial Taste: A New Generation Of Wine

October 7, 2019

Millenials market share of wine sales now matches baby boomers.


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Laurie Daniel on Wine: 2017 Baileyana “Firepeak” Pinot Noir

September 6, 2019

Paragon is planted to nearly a dozen grape varieties chosen for their ability to shine in Edna Valley’s cool climate


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Sustainable Wine Tasting on the San Luis Obispo Coast

September 3, 2019

Not all wine is created equal, nor are all grapes grown equally in the vineyard. Many wineries throughout the San Luis Obispo Coast farm their vineyards and make their wines “sustainably,” meaning they choose to save water, encourage biodiversity, take care of their workers and give tasters wines that do no harm to Mother Earth.


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Great Sustainable Wine; Baker & Brain Gruner Veltliner

September 2, 2019

The signature Gruner Veltliner, made of grapes sourced from Edna Valley—one of the great “secret” wine regions of the world.


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Great Sustainable Wine: J. Wilkes Pinot Blanc

September 2, 2019

...but before all that happens, that feeling of peace, relaxation and bliss upon the ocean—that’s this wine - the 2016 J. Wilkes Pinot Blanc.


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James the Wine Guy August 2019 Wine Reviews

August 29, 2019

August was a very nice wine tasting month fir James including wines from Opolo and Fiddlestix.


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Restaurant Wine by Ronn Wiegand

August 29, 2019

The new issue of Restaurant Wine by Ronn Wiegand just came out and a number of SIP Certified wines did extremely well.


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Bigger Than Your Head “Interesting” Whites

August 27, 2019

Fredric Koeppel brings you new whites to try.


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SIP Certified Announces Newly Certified, High-Profile Vineyards for 2019

August 27, 2019

SIP Certified (Sustainability in Practice) has just released a list of new vineyards that have been certified sustainable for 2019. The high-profile group includes six new properties and two long-time members.


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Bottles Beverage Superstore Highlights SIP Certified Sustainable Wines

August 23, 2019

"We are beyond thrilled to be the FIRST retailer on the East Coast working with SIP Certified"


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Planet Grape Wine Review: SIP Certified Wines

August 23, 2019

Planet Grape Wine Review delivers short, non-technical reviews for regular people. Check out the latest reviews of SIP Certified wines.


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Wine Enthusiast Favorite California Chardonnays for $25 or Less

August 22, 2019

Two of the five are SIP Certified sustainable. Great wines really do come from healthy vineyards.


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Visit Paso Robles; Incredible Light Art Instillation and Wine Tasting

August 21, 2019

Sarah A. Spitz gets out of town to see artist Bruce Munro’s massive outdoor walk-through installation called Field of Light and rides through the Halter Ranch Vineyards on their popular land rover tour.


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Drink Sustainably With SIP Certified Wines

August 21, 2019

Syrah Queen delves into how the wine industry is looking to make sustainable wines that give back to the land and community on every level plus some great wines you can try that protect the people and planet.


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YouTube Playlist: Jame the Wine Guy Reviews SIP Certified Wines

July 26, 2019

Reviewing sustainable wines on one channel. Sustainability comes in many colours that can hone in on relevant, cutting edge and helpful ways of producing high quality fruit with absolute sensitivity to the planet and people.


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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Beth Vukmanic Lopez, SIP Certified Manager

July 22, 2019

I have long been a fan of all sustainability programs because the reach, intent and adoption are in touch with today’s needs for environmentally friendly and responsibly produced wines.


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Boozehound Wine Each Week – McIntyre 2018 Rose’ of Pinot Noir

July 15, 2019

Looking for a rose to sip this summer? Check out this review!


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SIP Certified: A Start to Combat Climate Change

July 15, 2019

The drunken cyclist asks what can we do to address the situation? Well, for one, we can start buying products that are friendly to the environment.


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Influencer Marketing from Canned Wine Startup

June 17, 2019

LA Based Canned Wine startup, Besa mi Vino is on a mission to produce clean wine for the world we live in. Not only did they just launch with two wines, they are partnered with elite influencers, estimating to receive millions of impressions of their wines while reaching socially conscious millennial consumers.


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22 Cabernet Sauvignon Wines, Mostly Napa Valley

June 10, 2019

Fredric Koeppel of Bigger Than Your Head highlights 22 Cabernet Sauvignon Wines, Mostly Napa Valley but also including an excellent Paso Robles wine from Halter Ranch.


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10 Reasons to Visit Paso Robles Now

June 4, 2019

Looking for a summer get away? Money Inc agrees with us, you can’t go wrong with a trip to Paso Robles. Just a 3-hour drive north from Los Angeles or south from San Francisco, Paso Robles feels worlds away from city life.


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Winemakers care for the planet

June 4, 2019

Jerry Greenfield of the Florida Weekly addresses how farmers are deeply concerned about the land that provides their living. More and more, winemakers and the people who grow their grapes have been moving toward more sensible, sustainable agricultural practices.


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Wines for a Warming Planet

June 3, 2019

The Drunken Cyclist started a blog in 2012 as a creative outlet to write about his passions: wine and cycling (hence the “Drunken Cyclist” moniker). The blog has become exclusively on wine for its compelling stories–from the vineyard, to the tasting room, to the table.


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Latest Reviews of Sustainable Wines from Catherine Fallis

May 11, 2019

Planet Grape Wine Review delivers short, non-technical reviews for regular people. Created by renowned wine expert Catherine Fallis, the world’s fifth female Master Sommelier. Here are her latest reviews of SIP Certified brands.


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