Friday, June 22, 2007

Weeds, corks and copper fuel green drinks debate

Cantine Sgarzi Luigi, an Italian wine producer, launched a new range of organic wines in April, including a Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Sangiovese and Chardonnay.

"There was demand from northern Europe and Japan," said Stefano Sgarzi, general manager of the company, which also sells non-organic wines.

From (NZ)

Another company mentioned in the story is Juniper Green.

SINCE 1700

Juniper Green Organic Gin is distilled at Thames Distillery near Clapham in Central London. Thames is now the only Gin Distillery which both distills and bottles gin in London. Juniper Green is truly a London Dry Gin.

Here's Hogarth's (1751) Gin Lane
You remember: " Drunk a penny, dead drunk tuppence, straw for free"