ConsciousWine was founded in March, 2008, to produce a guide of wineries following sustainable practices that were also making awesome wine.
The original ideas for ConsciousWine came from two frustrations – wines from all over the world tasting more and more the same and organic wine not yielding consistently excellent quality.
In October 2009, friend and fellow wine lover, Vinny Liscio partnered up with me to bring ConsciousWine to you through cyberspace, and in person whenever possible.
Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to visit hundreds of wineries, supported by my 30 years in the fine wine business. My passion lives strong in the uniqueness wine offers: how it can transform in the presence of food, the amazing places they come from, and the dedicated people that infuse their places and products with this labor of love that is so contagious.
Today, we’re here to share all this with you.
Through Jeff’s Blog, Radio Podcasts, TV styled Video, and the Shop, we hope to invite and engage you on a fun journey of discovery, supporting both a happy palate and choices that have a positive impact on future generations.
Buying wine through ConsciousWine.com supports our educational passion and mission. The wineries on this website are here because they have earned it. They do not pay to be on this website.
When you purchase wine through The Shop there are major benefits that are not the obvious ones. First is that the wine is shipped direct to you from the winery for only $3 per bottle. Therefore, the shipping footprint is less than when you purchase wine through a local or on-line retailer. Second is that the winery ends up with a much higher percentage of what you pay for a bottle of wine. You get to be directly involved in supporting the financial health and well being of the wineries making vital choices for both palate and planet. Third, 4% of each bottle’s retail goes back to the charity or community organization you select. So do some good for your palate and the planet, today!
In addition to being a great place to buy wine, we hope you see us as an educational platform. Our goal is to meet you where you’re at! Whether you occasionally enjoy a glass of wine, love and collect wine, or no longer drink and miss wine cause it gave you headaches, we’ve got something for you.
After you “Sign Up,” you can update your profile, which will help us connect you to the specific videos and articles that can personalize your engagement with ConsciousWine, letting us meet you at your specific places of interest. Welcome to the World of ConsciousWine.