Although Earth day and month have passed, most wineries continue environmental practices all year round, so even if you missed visiting your favorite winery during April, that does not mean reducing the carbon footprint comes to a halt. One such winery is L’Ecole No 41. During Earth Month and the celebration of Walla Walla Month, I sampled two of the L’Ecole wines and discovered their sustainable practices both in the vineyard and in the winery.
L’Ecole Sustainable Practices
Marty Clubb, co-owner and winemaker, describes his sustainable approach to winemaking as low impact, soft impact, soft treatment, minimal treatment, and targeted impact. L’Ecole achieves these principles through soil biology, vine health, and farming in ways that nurture the vines.
Published here with permission from the author, this article was originally published by The Written Palette by Cori Solomon. Read the entire article here.