IWCA: Three Scopes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Meininger’s International joins forces with International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA). Every month we will be publishing news of initiatives from various parts of the world. Here Charlotte Hey explains the way in which IWCA looks at greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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An Open Letter to Wine Trade CEOs and Press from the International Wineries for Climate Action Board of Directors

We are happy to share this open letter from International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA):

Australia Aims to Decarbonize Its Wine Industry

By 2030, the CO₂ emissions of the Australian wine sector are targeted to be reduced by more than 40%. A new guide aims to chart the course to a more sustainable future and offer solutions for all players in the value chain.

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Torrential Rains in Europe Bring Mildew in Their Wake

Wine producers from France and Italy to Greece and Georgia are counting the cost of heavy downpours.

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The Ahr Disaster: Two Years Later

Two years after the flood disaster in the Ahr region, much still remains to be rebuilt. For self-marketing vintners, the destroyed infrastructure hits harder than the loss of harvest. Susanne Salzgeber reports.

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Bordeaux is Drowning in Downy Mildew

The Bordeaux region has been hit by a serious downy mildew wave, and the damage is still not clear.

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Champagne Sets Yields

The Comité Champagne in Epernay has confirmed the harvest volume for 2023. Despite high quality and high demand, the yields have been decreased.

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Solidarity for Emilia-Romagna

An overview of support measures for the victims of the floods. Surprisingly the Italian wine industry remains silent, as the people count on the support of the public.

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Hybrids Planted in Champagne

After receiving approval in 2022, the first vineyards of the hybrid variety Voltis are being planted. The trial remains with restrictions.

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