Letter from the Editor
In addition to receiving some welcome April showers in California, the SommSelect crew is enjoying the opportunity to get back out into the world a bit after two-plus years of confinement. We’re doing so cautiously, and with lots of PCR tests along the way, but between Mark Osburn’s recent trip to Greece and a few other travel opportunities for our team on the horizon, it’s shaping up to be an eventful and educational spring.
Stay tuned to this space for more dispatches from the field, including suggestions on where to go and what to drink. And let’s hope that we might finally be getting back to some type of “normal.” I just dusted off my passport and am raring to go!
The Butterfly Effect Founded by the Mondavi brothers of California’s RAEN Winery, The Monarch Challenge is a collective effort among winegrowers and scientists to eliminate the use of chemical herbicides in vineyards. In addition to destroying soil health, chemicals such as glyphosate (used in Roundup) have contributed to the decimation of the Monarch Butterfly population.
Through the grapevine
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