Archive for the ‘GMO’ Category

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

Tweet 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 […]

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

Tweet 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 […]

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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!

Tweet 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 […]

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GMO Wine, not in my time….

Tweet GMO Wine, not in my time, people. [UPDATE: Seralini Refuses to Retract GM Maize Tumor Study, Sustainable Pulse story, published on November 28, 2013.] GMO wine has yet to come onto the scene; however, there are those among us who would love to see genetic engineering happen as a method of fighting diseases within […]

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Non GMO brands, and is wine genetically modified?

Tweet UPDATE: Christina Sarich, NationofChange / News Report (Published: Thursday 27 June 2013) First Long Term Study Released on Pigs, Cattle Who Eat GMO Soy and Corn Offers Frightening Results “Livestock in the UK and around the world have been fed GMO for over two decades, since the USDA authorized the commercial sale of GMO […]