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.
The World Tourism Organization defines sustainable tourism as “tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social, and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment, and host communities”. The wine industry has the opportunity to generate a positive impact in the sector by implementing a more sustainable wine tourism.
The control, measurement, and reduction of the carbon footprint is a fundamental activity in the wine industry to ensure the effectiveness of any sustainability strategy. It is essential that wineries understand properly the concepts around emission reduction systems to fully understand their carbon footprint
The term “Contains sulphites ” is widely known in the wine industry, but its impact on the consumer and industry itself requires a bit more attention.
Wine capsules are a popular packaging element in the wine industry. There is an open debate about their functionalities in the wine bottle and the most sustainable options. It is key to understand better them to implement alternatives in the wines.
The growing demand for sustainability initiatives in the packaging sector has also reached a relevant and key part of the wine bottle: the label.
Wine in cans has been in the wine industry for some decades. This format not only offers to the industry innovation in packaging but also some environmental benefits.
The carbon footprint is an essential environmental tool that can be difficult to determinate properly, due to the number of factors that we need to take into account.
The circular economy is about changing the mindset, the way we think about our economy and the environment, and how we relate to them. The transition to a circular economy could help the wine industry to find solutions to current climate issues while creating a prosperous and resilient economy that can be sustained in the long term.