Lightweight glass, recycling, and alternative packaging provide steps towards a greener future, but the ultimate solution lies in reuse
As the wine industry reckons with the climate impact of its global transportation network, options multiply for decarbonizing freight and shipping
A draft EU proposal would prohibit the use of pesticides in nature reserves—but for winemakers in the challenging region of the Wachau, is there an alternative?
With environmental integrity ranking high among consumer priorities, how can drinks brands work with nonprofits to make a meaningful impact?
Discarded grape pomace, free-run press juice, and dropped fruit can all become key ingredients in other revenue-driving products, from cosmetics to vermouth
Without the success of the White Oak Initiative—a coalition of distilleries, cooperages, and foresters—there will be too few trees for their current widespread use
Environmental, social, and governance metrics will soon be the global standard to which the wine industry will need to comply
Growers are using trees, hedgerows, and habitats to mitigate climate change, helping not just the environment, but also the health of their vines
The proliferation of closure options in recent years has complicated the choice for winemakers—especially when it comes to sustainability
How the wine world and its suppliers are dealing with the problematic carbon emissions of its favored packaging
The spirits industry has long struggled to lower its carbon footprint—but that’s changing as producers adopt new approaches to curb emissions
From employing regenerative farming to going carbon-neutral—or even carbon-negative—producers large and small are pushing themselves to innovate for the future of the planet
Younger generations increasingly look to brands’ sustainability credentials when purchasing. What does this mean for both large and small spirits companies going forward?
From repurposing wastewater for fisheries to implementing closed-loop recycling systems, water-guzzling U.S. distilleries are getting creative to conserve water