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Climate change leadership in wine: A conversation with Miguel Torres

Climate change leadership in wine: A conversation with Miguel Torres

October 13, 2021

Sustainable Wine's Toby Webb speaks to Miguel Torres, fourth generation of the Torres family and president of Bodegas Torres in Penedès. They discuss the impacts of climate change in Catalonia, the adaptation and mitigation efforts at Bodegas Torres, what the future of climate leadership in the industry looks like, and more.

The Sustainable Wine Roundtable: Global Media Briefing

The Sustainable Wine Roundtable: Global Media Briefing

September 23, 2021

The recently launched Sustainable Wine Roundtable (SWR) is the only global, independent, non-profit, multi stakeholder roundtable built to accelerate sustainability in the wine industry. 

On 15th September 2021, the SWR held a global media briefing to announce the launch, its founding members, future plans and how you can get involved. Listen to the recording here.

Argentina’s new era of organic production: How Grupo Avinea is leading the way

Argentina’s new era of organic production: How Grupo Avinea is leading the way

July 16, 2021

In this podcast Sustainable Wine’s Toby Webb is joined by Andrés Valero, leader of sustainability and CSR at Grupo Avinea, and Juan Pablo Murgia, chief winemaker at Bodega Argento.

They discuss what sustainability means to the business, what it looks like on the ground at Avinea's vineyards, the importance of organic viticulture and how this concept is evolving within the organisation. 

We'd like to thank Grupo Avinea for their generous support as a sponsor of the Future of Wine Americas Conference. 

Day 2 Session 2 - Misinformation in wine: How transparency and science can change the debate on ‘clean’

Day 2 Session 2 - Misinformation in wine: How transparency and science can change the debate on ‘clean’

July 12, 2021

The second session from the second day of our Future of Wine Americas 2021 conference

 

Speakers:

- Anna Brittain, executive director, Napa Green Sustainability Program
- Kathy Clancy, founder, The Natural Wine School
- Fintan du Fresne, general manager and winemaker, Chamisal Vineyards
- Joel Peterson, executive director, Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

 

Moderator: Wendy Narby, wine educator and founder, Insider Tastings

 

BSI Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2 - How do you make the case for investment, and take the first steps?

BSI Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2 - How do you make the case for investment, and take the first steps?

July 9, 2021

The second session from the Pre-Conference Workshop: 'Sustainable Wine Packaging - How to lower your footprint and engage your customers', in partnership with BSI

 

Speakers:

- Zach Lawless, co-founder / CEO, The Good Goods
- Bruce Schneider, co-founder, Gotham Project
-
Joanna Griffiths, Global Food Community Director, BSI Group

 

Moderator: Toby Webb, co-founder, Sustainable Wine

BSI Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 - What do we mean by sustainable packaging in wine? What is the business case?

BSI Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 - What do we mean by sustainable packaging in wine? What is the business case?

July 9, 2021

The first session from the Pre-Conference Workshop: 'Sustainable Wine Packaging - How to lower your footprint and engage your customers', in partnership with BSI

 

Speakers:
- Joanna Griffiths, Global Food Community Director, BSI Group
- Melissa Saunders MW, CEO, Communal Brands

Moderator: Toby Webb, co-founder, Sustainable Wine

 

IWCA Pre-Conference Workshop Session 3 - How do you get started working with IWCA?

IWCA Pre-Conference Workshop Session 3 - How do you get started working with IWCA?

July 9, 2021

The third session from the Pre-Conference Workshop: 'How to measure GHG emissions and take effective and collective climate action', in partnership with International Wineries for Climate Action

 

Speakers:
- Francisca Estartus Iriarte, Head of Sustainability, VSPT Wine Group
- Julien Gervreau, VP Sustainability, Jackson Family Wines and IWCA Founding Board Member

IWCA Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 - Why wineries should tackle climate change – and how IWCA can help

IWCA Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 - Why wineries should tackle climate change – and how IWCA can help

July 9, 2021

The first session from the Pre-Conference Workshop: 'How to measure GHG emissions and take effective and collective climate action', in partnership with International Wineries for Climate Action

 

Speakers:
- Beth Novak Milliken, President & CEO, Spottswoode Estate and IWCA Member
- Miguel A. Torres, 4th generation and President, Familia Torres
- Bárbara Wolff, Chief Corporate Affairs and Innovation Officer, VSPT Wine Group

Moderator:
- Julien Gervreau, VP Sustainability, Jackson Family Wines and IWCA Founding Board Member

Day 2 Session 5 - How do we accelerate effective collaboration around sustainability in the wine industry?

Day 2 Session 5 - How do we accelerate effective collaboration around sustainability in the wine industry?

July 9, 2021

The fifth session from the second day of our Future of Wine Americas 2021 conference

 

Speakers:
- Laura Catena, managing director and founder and board member, Bodega Catena Zapata and Catena Institute of Wine
- Fernando Buscema, winemaker and executive director, Bodega Catena Zapata and Catena Institute of Wine

Moderator: Toby Webb, co-founder, Sustainable Wine

Day 2 Session 4 - How can retailers turn sustainability into an opportunity for the wine industry in the Americas?

Day 2 Session 4 - How can retailers turn sustainability into an opportunity for the wine industry in the Americas?

July 9, 2021

The fourth session from the second day of our Future of Wine Americas 2021 conference

 

Speakers:
- Edward Field, owner and founding partner, Natural Merchants
- Rob McMillan, EVP & Founder, Wine Division, Silicon Valley Bank
- Beth Vukmanic, program director, SIP Certified
- Pamela Strayer, Senior Editor, Slow Wine Guide USA

Moderator: Toby Webb, co-founder, Sustainable Wine

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