‘First’ gathering of winegrowers meet to discuss sustainable practices

2nd February, 2018 by db_staff

What is believed to be the world’s first gathering of winegrowers to discuss sustainable winegrowing practices met in Verona, Italy, today, reports Stephen Quinn.

A consortium of a dozen organisations involved in sustainable practices known as the International Sustainable Winegrowing Network organised the event.

They included the Valpolicella Wine Board, the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, Austrian Wine and Sustainable Australian Winegrowing. The aim is to hold the event in different countries each year. The opening meeting had a specific focus on new farming technologies with low environmental impact, and was designed to gain recognition for the global network.

Olga Bussinello, director of the Consortium for the Tutelage of Valpolicella Wines (the Valpolicella Wine Board), said it had become urgent….

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