Archive for the ‘Green News’ Category

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Earth day at Iron Horse with Kevin Jorgeson ~ 2015

Tweet Always climbing to new heights, Joy Sterling of Iron Horse Vineyards nabs Kevin Jorgeson as a guest speaker. From Joy Sterling: I am very excited to announce that our speaker for Celebrate Earth Day in Green Valley will be Kevin Jorgeson, who free climbed the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall of El Capitan, with climbing partner […]

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Earth Day 2014 ~ Sandra Day O’Connor will be at Iron Horse Vineyards

Tweet I just got word for Earth Day 2014 ~ Sandra Day O’Connor will be at Iron Horse Vineyards for next year’s festivities. I just marked my calendar for Sunday, April 27, 2014,. The event will again be held at Iron Horse, in Green Valley of Russian River Valley. Personally, Justice O’Connor is one of […]

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Jared Diamond Earth Day, and Wine of the Week ~ 2011 Iron Horse UnOaked Chardonnay

Tweet Jared Diamond, Earth Day, and Wine of the Week ~ Iron Horse’s New Chardonnay Releases all began this past weekend… My pick for this week is the 2011 Iron Horse UnOaked Chardonnay. A refreshingly delicious wine, with flavors that bring in ripe pear, baked to perfection in a delicious crisp dessert (sans sugar), this […]

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Eat, Drink & Be Green at Iron Horse ~ Sunday April 21, 2013

Tweet I’m a huge fan of Iron Horse’s Earth Day events. Joy Sterling is committed to the environment in ways that inspire me. While I build a collage of the trash I’ve been collecting from the neighboring school children (left in our front yard over the past year) in order to create my annual “art” […]

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Wines geeks who love Greek wines ~ Who’s endorsing these delicious wines?

Tweet Thanks to the inspiration of Eklektikon LLC for motivation, I’ve decided to see who’s saying what about Greek wines; so you and I don’t get left in the dust with this one. Greece’s wine history chapter is behind us and a new chapter has been opened to all of us by a new generation […]

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Celebrating Earth Day (April 22) by focusing on a very green wine writer ~ Paul Gregutt

Tweet It’s not easy being green, as “Kermie” likes to sing; but then, all good things take more thought, understanding, and commitment. And by a very green wine writer, I don’t mean “green” by experience; I mean green by social consciousness. Earth Day is this Sunday, and I thought that I’d not focus on green […]

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The Green Wine Summit

Tweet It’s still not easy being green, but once you’ve found your social consciousness it becomes easier… Remember Kermie the Frog singing, it’s not easy being green? I sang along with my children, because I had made a commitment to the environment by the late 1960, and I’ve been committed to it ever since. My […]

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Put a Cork In It… And You’ll Plant A Tree

Tweet I once wrote, “Oh, Put a Cork in It!” after having returned from Portugal and seeing cork trees during harvest time. It made me realize how truly special cork trees are. They’re renewable, they’re recyclable, they’re the bomb! How about reusable?! Now, the California Wine Club (CWC) and their “Put a Cork in It” […]

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Where Better to Spend Earth Day Than With Mother Earth Joy Sterling?

Tweet I’ll never forget the day… Last Thanksgiving was about to arrive and I wanted an Iron Horse Sparkling. When Iron Horse is just minutes away from where you live, it’s a quiet ride that allows for thinking and exploring, besides a wine purchase. I had sent Joy an Email the morning before Thanksgiving that […]

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The Days of Crimson And Clover ~ Or, do organic wines really taste better?

Tweet The 1960s, 70s, and early 80s were very good to and for me. I deliberately sacrificed a lot of materialism, for which the universe delivered copious hours to study and practice many subjects of great personal interest: nutrition and gardening organically buying my organic foods in a “health food store” (the only place to […]