Welcome. Elevate. Amplify. Wine Unify celebrates diversity in the wine industry. Together with Mary Margaret McCamic, MW and DLynn Proctor I cofounded this initiative for reform.
In 2020 I had the honor of being a judge for James Beard. See award recipients here.
I’d like to answer this question once and for all and while this is not sanctioned by the IMW itself it is MY opinion based upon my understanding of both credentials.
I’ve always found my work more enjoyable when I make sure to say thank you to those that have helped me achieve great things. I recently found this article that sheds light on gratitude.
The speed at which the California fires have been spreading is startling, but the short term and long term impact on the wine industry could be devastating.
Distinguishing the environmental heroes from the do-nothings might be hard to do, but here is one simple step that as a consumer will enable you to determine if a winery is doing something to address climate change. Look at the bottle.
The future is looking bright and we are going to need more than shades
Read with a drink in hand
An interesting and educational read on on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems.
Experts say that in many cases, climate solutions are in fact pandemic solutions.
Climate change is real and is jeopardizing present and future generations. The Porto Protocol has two major objectives- to ask everyone to do more and to create a platform where participants can share their ideas, achievements and experiences.
Goldman Sachs released a 34-page analysis of the effects of climate change. And the results are terrifying.
Goldman Sachs this month released a report on the effects of climate change on cities around the world, and it makes for grim, but important reading.
A collection of favorites for your and my reference
Because one humorist just wasnt enough
A simple question posed to some industry colleagues resulted in some very interesting and funny responses
The science behind dad jokes…
Despite the eye rolls and the groans, science proves that Dad jokes require BOTH halves of your brain
The Dad joke doctrine