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 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.
As the global wine industry grows and becomes more competitive companies are trying to attract new consumers, especially from the millennial generation (or Generation Y) cohort (people born between 1981 and 1996) This generation grew up in a period where new wine attributes have gained importance, especially those related to environmental, ethical, and social issues.…
As we are in a challenging moment regarding the global health situation, the direct effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world economy is having a brutal impact on the wine industry. Various wine businesses around the world are adapting their organizations to this new situation. Creativity seems to be the most common and employed…