Understanding environment through culture, UEHIRO×WASEDA Seminar series

A glass of wine can change the world

Title: A glass of wine can change the world

A glass of wine can change the world

Yes, we can change the world, if we change our daily food and drink.
You may think I’m a dreamer.
But I hope someday you will join us.

Beau Paysage
Eishi Okamoto



Beau Paysage

Eishi Okamoto is an organic wine producer.
The move toward organic is taking off in sake/wine market.
Eishi Okamoto noted “I support the movement and am glad that more alcohol producers are joining the conversation on sustainability”

When we were introduced to this wine at a restaurant in Kamakura, the owner explained that “We as consumers, need to be aware of our consumption power. What we choose to buy, to eat and to drink will inevitably have impacts on our ecosystem. When we endorse a certain brand and choose to buy from it, it also means that we are acknowledging their business practice, human labor conditions and its impacts on environment”.

We all need to be conscious consumers. Before buying something, we should take a step back and think how it was made, how it was delivered to the store and its impacts on environment. And think if there’s any better options in terms of environmental sustainability.

We can change the world by being a conscious consumers.
Perhaps, it can start from a glass of wine.






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