Tag: environmental science

Using Lead Levels in Wine As A Proxy For Atmospheric Lead Levels in Australia

Photo courtesy Joe Mabel [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

Air quality data is regularly measured and analyzed in countries throughout the world, though in some cases there may be lapses in collection for various reasons, particularly for older dates when these measurements were not yet routinely taken.  In order…

Reducing Wine Surpluses and Environmental Impacts of Wineries by Utilizing An Integrated Industrial Ecology Approach

Figure 2 from Chiusano et al 2015

We’ve talked a bit on The Academic Wino about the use of winery wastes for various purposes in order for wineries to become more sustainable. From using the wastes as therapies for various health problems (i.e. cardiovascular issues, diabetes, etc)…