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Making everyday an Earth Day

Keep Calm and SAVE THE BEES
As Earth Day approaches every year, we grow reflective, challenged by the perennial question, "what more could we do?" What more could we do to reduce our environmental footprint? To help simpatico partners succeed in doing things right? To widen the audience, thirsty for more ecologically minded growers and winemakers? What
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Flipping the switch!

Margaret Fuller knows...
The Wine Company to become Minnesota’s First Solar Powered Wine Distributor Committed to sustainable initiatives at every turn, The Wine Company is going solar! As an importer with a strong focus on sustainable, organic, and biodynamic wines, it comes as no surprise that many wineries in this wish-list of a portfolio
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KNOW YOUR WINEGROWER | ROLLIN SOLES

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When the Drouhin family of Domaine Joseph Drouhin and Domaine Drouhin Oregon bought Roserock Vineyard in 2013, their new estate in the Eola-Amity Hills, they knew the winemaker on the ground had to be their friend, the inimitable Rollin Soles. Few have enjoyed as many irons in as many fires or
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Welcoming Ponzi Vineyards to The Wine Company

W E HEART O R W I N E !
PONZI VINEYARDS HISTORY In the late 1960s Dick and Nancy Ponzi uprooted their family to pursue a dream of producing world class Pinot Noir. After research trips to Burgundy and an extensive search, they purchased 20 acres on a small farm just southwest of Portland, Oregon. The winery was founded in 1970,
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Happy Earth Day 2013 from The Wine Company

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Staying true to our philosophy at The Wine Company involves many factors. One of those factors is embracing family ownership of wineries, which in turn leads naturally to land stewardship. Who wants their kids to be running through a field of chemicals (especially if they like to snack on the grapes)? Organic
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April 2013 is EARTH MONTH at The Wine Company

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As part of our continued commitment to sustainable, organic, and biodynamic farmers, along with celebration that The Wine Company has been carbon neutral in all operations since January of 2012, we are declaring April EARTH MONTH! (photo is of a chicken at Cline Winery's Greenstring Farm, which you will learn more
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Defining Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic wines

Want to start a fight in a tasting room? Ready to see some Riedel get winged across a table at a great restaurant? Do you want to hear a sommelier pontificate endlessly on a subject other than how the bottle of Chambertin you just bought is holding up? Just say this:
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“Green” wines part two: What is sustainable wine?

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This is the second in a three part series to define and demystify the terms organic, sustainable, and biodynamic when it comes to wine. Misinformation in this topic is common, so we're hoping to help bring some clarity to the issue. Following the three part series we'll present several posts on
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