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Wine or beer?

(article, Culinate staff)

Forget worrying about dinner; the real carbon-footprint argument is over wine vs. beer. Grist's Umbra Fisk takes on the challenge, assessing production, packaging, and distribution, before admitting that she doesn't really have enough info to figure it out. Buy local if you can, she suggests. Her commenters go one step further, plugging homemade brews, ciders, and vino as the way to go.