Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

New Zealand Winegrowers commits to cutting carbon

Published:  22 April, 2020

New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) has committed to the goal of the New Zealand wine industry being net carbon-zero before 2050. 

Read more...

Game-changing scale up for flat bottle packaging from Accolade-Garçon partnership

Published:  08 April, 2020

Accolade Wines has collaborated with Garçon Wines, inventor of the 750ml flattened wine bottle, to introduce the environmentally friendly bottles across several of its brands, also investing in a new bottling line as part of the partnership.  

Read more...

Argentina report: The beauty of buying in bulk

Published:  26 March, 2020

Argentina is upping its game to become a major player in boutique bulk, as Chris Wilson reports. 

Read more...

Sea Change on track to double donations to £100,000

Published:  19 February, 2020

Sea Change Wine, the eco-conscious wine range developed by 10 International, has revealed it is on track to double donations to £100,000 by the end of the year.

Read more...

Wine can drive sustainability agenda, but thinking needs ‘generational change’

Published:  12 July, 2019

Consumers need to get behind the agricultural sector to support the true costs of sustainability, but while the wine industry is well-placed to advance this message, there is still a long way to go.

Read more...

Harpers round table: Squaring up to sustainability

Published:  28 March, 2019

For the latest Harpers roundtable - in partnership with Lanchester Wines - industry experts gathered at the Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden to discuss pressing environmental issues and the commercial benefits of a sustainable approach to business.

Read more...

Green logistics

Published:  03 September, 2018

As Kermit the Frog famously noted in song, it’s not easy being green. For the wine trade the sentiment translates into the problem of how to be environmentally friendly in a business that involves moving vast quantities of product around the globe. In the UK off-trade, where the New World has the upper hand, for example, around 60% of all the wine consumed comes from the deep-sea shipping sources of Australia, the US, Chile, South Africa, Argentina and New Zealand.

Read more...

Facing up to climate change

Published:  02 August, 2018

The Climate Change Leadership Porto Summit gave compelling reasons for the drinks trade to take a lead on tackling global warming, as Andrew Catchpole reports.

Read more...

Gove pats Pernod Ricard on the back for green efforts

Published:  08 June, 2018

Pernod Ricard has had a pat on the back from UK environment secretary Michael Gove after 500 of its staff spent the day clearing rubbish from river banks and beaches across the UK.

Read more...

Greener Commitment

Published:  14 December, 2017

As more wine producers take steps to up their sustainability credentials, Lisa Riley asks how the rest can get themselves on to a greener path

Read more...

Bacardi's green initiatives win national US award

Published:  15 October, 2015

Bacardi USA has been recognised by the government for its work on reducing energy use in its distribution business.

Read more...

Waste-management regulations: Is your business the right side of the law?

Published:  30 May, 2014

Failing to adhere to the UK's strict regulations on waste management has cost many companies dearly. Dan Wellington asks how businesses can stay ahead of the game

Read more...

Closures: Wine and prejudice

Published:  05 April, 2013

Which closure should seal a wine bottle is still a hotly debated issue as the latest innovations come to light, as Catherine Quinn reports

Read more...

Sustainability: the choice of a lifetime

Published:  24 August, 2012

Businesses not on board with sustainability run the risk of losing out to their savvier counterparts across the industry

Read more...