“Champagne’s ecological transition is a bit like the resolutions coming out of the COP 27: a lot of good intentions, oodles of positive spin and little or no action to prevent further ecological decline.” In Wine-Searcher, Caroline Henry looks at Champagne’s big talk about sustainability and reducing herbicide levels, and how the region is falling victim to greenwashing.
Is it possible to formulate a rigorously scientific test for the theory of terroir? In the World of Fine Wine, Benjamin Lewin explores the answer as he ponders the ways in which science is used in winemaking.
In Wine Spectator, Jan Walsh catches up with Thomas Price, America’s first Black Master Sommelier.
On the Wine Gourd blog, David Morrison compares the “so-called alternative wine packagings” that have been the center of conversations lately—from refillable bottles to aluminum cans.
In Decanter, Åsa Johansson delves into Italy’s urban vineyards, and the efforts being taken to protect them.
Jamie Goode sings praise for the Old Vine Project. “The potential benefits of this project are numerous, but perhaps the most important is the preservation of top old vineyards that otherwise might be in danger of being pulled up.”
In Harpers, Barnaby Eales looks at new moves to limit Etna DOC (PDO) wine production volumes, which have been designed to maintain and control average grape prices and limit “invasive investment.”
By: Shelby Vittek
Title: Daily Wine News: Greenwashed Champagne
Sourced From: www.terroirist.com/daily-wine-news-greenwashed-champagne/
Published Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:00:02 +0000
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