Family wineries and the issue of Climate Change

by  |  04-03-2019

Last week I was invited to a friendly, relaxed lunch in Barcelona, albeit one that was focused on the serious topic of Climate Change and how it relates to winemaking. The unfortunate joke behind the “Save Water, Drink Wine” t-shirts is that wine is actually quite resource intensive to make and is, let’s be honest, completely unnecessary to the survival of the human race. The Torres and Jackson families aren’t numb to this fact and that’s why, for the past 10+ years, their respective companies, Familia Torres and Jackson Family Wines have taken a great many steps to reduce their overall carbon footprint. They had until now been doing it independently until meeting one another and realizing they’d be much better off doing it jointly, learning from each other in the process, and moving forward together and stronger. At the start of this lunch in Torres’s “Vinoteca” they announced the […]
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