17 Jul '12, 10pm

How a polluted winery became a model of sustainable practices

How a polluted winery became a model of sustainable practices

This story is reprinted from Sustainable Business.com with permission. It originally appeared in On Earth , a magazine produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council. When Tim Thornhill moved to a ranch in the hills near Ukiah, California, in 2002, he didn't plan to become a vintner. The former landscape contractor -- whose voice still carries the soft twang of his Houston upbringing -- had relocated with a single goal in mind: to build a "paradise" for his family. Thornhill had started his landscape business back in Texas with little more than a wheelbarrow and a pickup truck, and then moved to Orlando, Florida, where he spent more than 10 years working on Disney theme parks and resort hotels. But within two years of settling in Mendocino County, Thornhill and his brother, Tom, began eyeing a nearby parcel of land that had come up for sale. The Parducci winery, the old...

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