Danny Seo believes that organically grown wines still have an image problem among a vast swath of Americans. He thinks he can help. If you don't know Danny, he's a boyishly personable former editor ofOrganic Style magazine who has positioned himself as an expert on living green stylishly and affordably with his Simply Green, Upcyclingand Conscious Style Home books, "Do Just One Thing" syndicated newspaper tips, TV appearances on The Today Show and Dr. Oz and his own line of eco-chic housewares. Now he's adding wine to his portfolio.
The wine industry opens its doors to eco-friendly practices at many levels, from organic agriculture to sustainable building to recycled packaging. In honor of Earth Day, here are some surprising recommendations!
The head of the Wine Society says the French tipple dominates the wine market in Macau and in Mainland China, and that won’t change in the near future. Filipe Cunha Santos says the Chinese are enjoying more and more French wines, in particular Bordeaux, largely due to its reputation.
If we love the experience of a wine, then are we more likely to love the wine? Recent research findings indicate that the enjoyment of wine depends significantly on environmental factors and social cues.
I love it when a winemaker talks up the next vintage they have sitting in the cellar. I love the stare down moment, calling their bluff without speaking a word. I love to hear them elaborate their reasoning, describe the wines in relative terms – set out what it is that makes it special.
At a time when Australia’s overall volume exports fell by 6% during 2013, Tesco’s wine product development manager James Griswood told the drinks business that the country still remained “the most popular” source of wine among customers.
Now that the world’s wine collectors are no longer falling over themselves to stock up on bordeaux en primeur, Britain’s traditional wine merchants are having to think of different ways to fill the large hole left in their annual receipts. Burgundy