Category: environment

Champagne bottle weight reduction (Image courtesy Comite Champagne)

This Earth Day, Discover the Sustainability of Champagne!

 mywinepal  April 3, 2022

Do you know how wine producers in Champagne, France are working to combat climate change and be more sustainable? See below for some key highlights and initiatives from the region: Champagne was the first wine-growing region in the world to implement a carbon footprint assessment and identify the main sources of emissions. Since the region’s carbon footprint plan was enacted…

Badgers in BC

Monte Creek Ranch Winery Supports Endangered BC Badgers

 mywinepal  July 20, 2021

In BC we are careful of our endangered species, typically orcas and bears, but there are animals, some quite small, that we may not think of as being endangered.  A case in point are BC badgers.  I applaud Monte Creek Ranch Winery for bringing awareness to this endangered species and for helping to raise money to support a badger conservation…

Pulp wine shippers

One Way to Help the Environment When You Buy BC Wine Online

 mywinepal  April 11, 2021  1 Comment on One Way to Help the Environment When You Buy BC Wine Online

We are told to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle to help the environment. I see that many BC wineries are doing what they can at the winery to that end. But when you order a case of wine from one of our fantastic BC wineries, what do you do with the box or the pulp wine shippers? I have been putting…