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F.lli Gancia & Co
F.lli Gancia is in Piedmont at Canelli, where all the cellars and production plants are located. Gancia is a leader on the Italian market for the production of sparkling wine confirming at the same time a strong presence on the International Panorama. Gancia is a company of large numbers: 2000 hectares of controlled vineyards, 30 hectares of its own vineyards for the production of red and white Piedmontese wines, 25.0000.000 bottles of sparkling wines, wines and aperitifs produced each year. Thanks to their beauty and importance, Gancia's historical cellars have been chosen by UNESCO for recognition as a world heritage site and are now a candidate of the wine cultivating landscapes of South Piedmont.
Corso Libertà 66 14053 Canelli (AT), Italy
Kind of farm:
- Grapes and wine producer
Big (>50 ha)
Link to official website:
V.I.V.A. Sustainability and Culture
Short description of results achieved:
V.I.V.A. Sustainable Wine includes 4 indicators (air, water, wineyard, territory) to allow the winemakers to quantifies the impact on the environment in order to monitoring the different production phases and to support effective strategies to reduce emissions. The consumer can easily check the value of every indicator throght a Q-code on the label of the wine bottle. The results of every indicator are also available HERE.