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Lodi vintners on vanguard of eco-friendly innovation

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Posted: Saturday, January 9, 2010 12:00 am

"Waste not, want" not is more than just an adage to Lodi winemakers.

For the past several years, vintners around town have made a conscious effort to reduce their energy consumption through more advanced farming techniques, conservation efforts and state-of-the-art technology. Here is what some local winemakers and winery owners had to say about their efforts to reduce their energy usage and water consumption.

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3 comments:

  • posted at 9:57 am on Sun, Jan 10, 2010.

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    dogsforyou i understand that that there are many winerys in lodi but lodi is one of the best regions for growing grapes and making wine, its a wine town.

     
  • posted at 11:21 am on Sat, Jan 9, 2010.

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    Just what the area needs, another half a dozen winerys. Just like, OH no, not another Mexican restaurant.

     
  • posted at 4:45 am on Sat, Jan 9, 2010.

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    Nice article Jordan. You should really look into the LangeTwins Winery here in town if you are interested in cutting edge green technology. They are certified sustainable, certified Lodi rules, their winery and vineyards are covered (literally) in solar panels. This is a family dedicated to protecting the environment and giving back to the community of Lodi and definitely deserve mention alongside the other great local wineries listed above. And no I'm not a member of the family, just a big fan of their wines and values. Thanks!

     
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