The infinitive benefits of using cork are widely identified across the wine sector. Nevertheless, their properties offer a significant number of potential applications in other sector making it the material of the future.
Water should be understood as a renewable but limited resource that requires the appropriate measurement and monitoring strategies. By doing this we will be able to keep doing what we love most: making high-quality wines.
According to current studies, the use of grazing animals in vineyards is a vineyard management tool that complements regenerative, organic, and biodynamic farming practices. The use of grazing animals also have a bearing on soil quality helping to improve the level of organic matter. This makes it possible to mitigate climate change, and make the wine sector more resilient.
The B- Corp movement is redefining the idea of business success by using growth and profits to a greater end and committing to help build a more inclusive, sustainable economy. B-Corp-certified companies can lead the change towards a different, stakeholder-driven economic model.
It is necessary to define and understand properly the concept if waste in any sector in order yo identify the sources of waste at any stage of the production process. In the wine industry, we have different sources of waste along diverse wine production stages that require our attention and analysis so as to establish an adequate waste management strategy in our business models
Organic and biodynamic vine-growing share some standards and practices, but both agricultural concepts present primary differences that are important to understand so as to implement them correctly in our vineyards.
When it takes to take action on sequestering GHGs, wine companies have had the option to do offsetting, which is based on the idea of buying carbon credits to protect or enhance land/forests in various places around the world. Nevertheless, recent studies on carbon accounting rules for land use are encouraging what is called insetting based on the idea of compensating our emissions through a carbon footprint mitigation project within our own value chain.
Biodiversity is essential for the processes that support all life on Earth, including humans. Without a wide range of animals, plants, and microorganisms, we cannot have healthy ecosystems for growing vines and creating great wines.
Taking into account the increasing importance of sustainability practices in the wine industry, the sector is currently offering a significant number of certifications. In order to choose the best one it is necessary to answer one question: what is your goal in obtaining this type of certification?
Every sustainability strategy should be aligned with any business strategy so as to ensure the long-term execution and the generation of real positive impact in the industry.