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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

Venica&Venica

Short description:

The peculiar puzzle of our 55 microclimates are spread on 7 different hills from 300-400 meters above sea level. This great terroir provides unique characters to each of the vines and when blended together creates a wine of great complexity.Our vineyards are surrounded by forest and are co-planted with a variety fruit trees, which is known as promiscus agriculture. We have a natural biodiversity that creates balance and character in our vines and was inspired by our vineyard Ronco delle Mele "hill of the apples" where apple trees were planted to help with erosion.

Address:
Località Cerò n.8 - 34070 Dolegna del Collio Gorizia

Kind of farm:
- Grapes and wine producer

Farm Size:
Big (>50 ha)

Link to official website:
http://www.venica.it/index.html

Contact Information:
info@venica.it

Tools developed:
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.