Daily Wine News: Roundup Controversy

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-15-2022

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley explores how Roundup, the weed killer linked to cancer, became one of California wine’s biggest controversies. “Some winegrowers who farm according to organic, biodynamic or regenerative protocols — which prohibit the use of glyphosate and other synthetic chemicals — are speaking out against Roundup with renewed fervor, calling for an end to its use in vineyards…Nevertheless, many California farmers continue to use Roundup for a simple reason: It’s good at what it does.”

The price of Malbec is rising fast, with rampant inflation only one part of a complex, multi-stranded story that has important consequences for lovers of Argentina’s signature wine. Christiana Sciaudone reports on the recent trend in the World of Fine Wine.

As the Dollar and the Euro achieve parity, what will be the effect on wine pricing? Liza B. Zimmerman takes a look at the numbers in Wine-Searcher.

In Food & Wine, Ray Isle recommends 19 sustainable wines to try.

In Wine Enthusiast, Samantha Sette highlights a handful of wine companies that got their start on Shark Tank.

In the Oregonian, Michael Alberty explores the wines of Jerry Sass of Sass Winery in Salem, Oregon.

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