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Top 10 buildings built with booze bottles

In a world of waste any attempt to reduce and reuse should be applauded, which makes the following bottle-based constructions not only impressive works of art, but eco-friendly landmarks.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

VSPT Wine Group introduces new renewable energy project

Chilean wine producer VSPT is helping to lead the way in sustainable wine production with the introduction of a mini hydroelectric power plant at its Viña Tarapacá winery in the Maipo Valley.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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 1 Comment »

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 »

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