It depends. Some pesticides used in wine production pollute the soil and water, while also contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. Overfarming can also lead to soil degradation. That’s why wine sustainability is so important.

Yes. According to one report, 56%-67% of wine consumers value sustainability. However, the same report found only a third of those consumers were willing to pay a higher price for sustainability-produced wine. Fortunately, adopting sustainable logistics can potentially reduce costs for importers.

This is when winemakers take an environmental approach to producing wine, from grape to bottle. Although there are no worldwide guidelines in place to follow, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has a set of standards in place.

 Sustainability is concerned with preserving the environment while organic wines are made without pesticides or other synthetic chemicals. Organic wines in the US are produced from certified organically-grown grapes, free from synthetic pesticides, additives and added sulphites.