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16 Apr 2018
The annual meeting of the International Federation of Wines and Spirits (FIVS) will be held in Brussels
The annual meeting of the International Federation of Wines and Spirits (FIVS) will be held in Bruss...
02 Feb 2018
Sustainable Winegrowing Summit, Valpolicella Verona, Italy
Olga Bussinello, the Director of Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella:"Excellence in vineyards is the ...
29 Sep 2016
Wine Observatory on Sustainability at the FIVS Meeting in Ottawa
The annual meeting of the Internation Federation of Wines and Spirits (FIVS) will be held in Ottawa ...

Resource Center

30 Jan 2017
WOS - WINE OBSERVATORY SUSTAINABILITY Building the stakeholder platform to foster sustainability in the wine sector

THE PROJECT
The Wine Observatory Sustainability (WOS) is an international no-profit platform aiming to foster sustainability in the wine sector, collecting and coordinating existing experience

19 Apr 2016
Global Wine Producers Environmental Sustainability Principles
Developed by FIVS, the Global Wine Producers Environmental Sustainability Principles (GWPESP) provide a framework to promote a coordinated, efficient and results-driven approach for the international
18 Apr 2016
Wine Sustainability. Past, Present, Future. Sensory characterization of wines as an integral dimension of sustainability
In the 2015 edition of the SIMEI congress it was decided to focus on the matter of sustainability from two different but complementary points of view: the socio-economic and environmental sustainabili
01 Oct 2014
First Report on Sustainable Winegrowing - towards EXPO Milano 2015
The First Report on Sustainable Winegrowing is the result of a complex journey that has involved 37 experts on the topic of sustainable wine from the technical and scientific community, united by this

Yalumba

Short description:

As a wine business operating in the rural environment for over 160 years The Yalumba Wine Company understands the need to protect the fundamental elements essential to the making of quality wine: land, air, water and energy. Through its ‘Commitment to Sustainable Winemaking’ programme Yalumba aims to identify, quantify and address any significant lifecycle impacts that may result from the Company’s business activities. To achieve its commitment to sustainable grape growing, winemaking, packaging and distribution Yalumba shall use pertinent national and/or international standards to ensure effective implementation of management systems that protect the environment and the integrity of Yalumba’s wine. More information is available on the official site.

Address:
Eden Valley Road, Angaston SA 5353, Australia

Kind of farm:
- Grapes and wine producer

Farm Size:
Big (>50 ha)

Link to official website:
http://www.yalumba.com/default.asp

Contact Information:
info@yalumba.com

Tools developed:
Yalumba's Environmental Management System,
Yalumba's Vitis Programme,
Packaging for a Sustainable Future,
The Bacchus Programme, Lean,
Clean & Green Programme,
Share Yalumba (Communication Programme),
Management accounting for sustainability

Short description of results achieved:
Yalumba is the first Wine Company in the World to receive the Climate Protection Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency 2007. Yalumba is also the first Company to be officially recognised (in 2005) by the Australian Government's Greenhouse Office as a 'Leader' in greenhouse gas management, and are the proud recipients of an International Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practices (Australia and New Zealand), from the United Kingdom in 2007. More information is available on the official site.