Archive for the ‘GMO’ Category

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Are Genetically Modified grape vines ever going to be good for wine?

Let’s consider if Genetically Modified grape vines are ever going to be good for us… In order to do that, we have to look at studies that are being done independently, many of which are happening outside of the United States, as regards other crops. It’s also important to note that a study handed off […]

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Nine years of wine blogging, should I have just written a book?

I’m reflecting on nine years of wine blogging this morning… having started just about this time nine years ago, in terms of thinking I should, and then getting Jose to build a site for me. I’ve had about four wine blog sites in the process. In 2005, I eagerly waited to write that first story, […]

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GMO Grape Vines in the US? They’re found in France…

Now, I wish I had come in as an entitled kid, instead of choosing the peace path. If I had come in with a silver spoon stuck in high places, I’d be able to take that money and turn it around into more earth saving preservation efforts.

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Non-GMO wine – Score!

Natural Merchants has receives Non-GMO Project Verification for 29 core wines imported from Europe. Yeah! If you don’t know, I’m a huge Non-GMO wine proponent. Who knows where these experiments will go, and honestly, we’re the guinea pigs. That just boils my butt… I’ve got kids and grand kids who have problems with digestion. No-one in […]

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GMO Wine, not in my time….

GMO Wine, not in my time, people. UPDATE: GMO Awareness ~  5) Glyphosate causes birth defects, tumors, and reproductive disorders in animals, as well as sharp declines in beneficial insects And often at dilutions far lower than the concentrations used in agricultural and even home garden spraying… Study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20695457 Study: http://www.scribd.com/doc/57277946 Study: http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/2012/09/.pdf Study: http://www.mlmp.org.pdf Study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23820267 Study: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/abstract [UPDATE:  Seralini Refuses […]

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Non GMO brands, and is wine genetically modified?

UPDATE from healthy holistic living: New Study Links GMO Food To Leukemia| (March 3, 2016) Last September the causal link between cancer and genetically modified food was confirmed in a French study, the first independent long-term animal feeding study not commissioned by the biotech corporations themselves. The disturbing details can be found here: New Study Finds […]