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Yuengling to payout $10m over water pollution claims

Yuengling, the oldest brewing company in the US, has agreed to pay almost US$10 million to settle water pollution charges at two of its breweries in Pennsylvania.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Campaign to stop Douro dam gathers pace

Campaigners have a issued rallying cry for support to help stop a dam from being built across the Douro Valley, as the €162 million project nears completion.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chilean winery opens first biogas plant to run on harvest waste

Chilean wine producer VSPT Group has opened a biogas plant that runs using waste from its own harvest – the first winery to do so.

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Europe’s largest wine bottling facility expands

Europe’s largest wine warehouse and distribution centre just got bigger, with a sixth bottling line allowing it to now fill 1,200 bottles of wine every minute.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Molson Coors fined £100k for polluting river

Brewer Molson Coors’ UK arm has been fined £100,000 and ordered to pay costs of over £30,000 after it was found guilty of polluting a river in Hampshire.

Monday, March 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

Drappier ‘first’ carbon neutral Champagne house

Champagne Drappier has laid claim to being the first Champagne house to reduce its carbon footprint to zero after a 10-year effort.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Winemaker acquitted over refusal to spray vines

A Burgundian winemaker charged with refusing to spray his vines to prevent the spread of disease has been cleared due to an administrative technicality.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Council turns seized alcohol into electricity

A UK council is taking a proactive approach to dealing with counterfeit and illegal alcohol by turning it into electricity.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 eco-conscious drinks groups

Ahead of our upcoming January issue that welcomes in the new year with a look at green initiatives in the drinks trade, here we round up 10 producers and companies taking ecology seriously.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch trade makes steady progress on green targets

The Scotch whisky industry is “on course” to meet environmental targets, despite increasing its energy use by 14% and decreasing its greenhouse gas emissions by just 1% since 2008, according to a report by the SWA.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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