“…In McLaren Vale, Dr Irina Santiago-Brown co-owns Inkwell Wines with her husband, Dudley Brown. Santiago-Brown received her PhD in 2014, with a thesis topic focused on sustainability assessment in winegrowing. At Inkwell, Santiago-Brown and her husband practice what she preaches. "After finishing the PhD in sustainability in winegrowing, it didn't make sense not to embrace sustainability in our business," she says, noting everything within their power is done with less resources and less waste production, both in viticulture and vinification. "For example, our winery is solar powered, and instead of chemicals, we sanitize our barrels using a dry steamer for five minutes," she explains…”
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By Vicki Denig | Posted Thursday, 06-Jun-2019 at the Wine-Searcher.com