Agroecological IPM – Organic wine growing in Franciacorta, Italy
  • Organic vine production started as a social project, respecting humans and nature



  • Technical result: Today 60 % of the Franciacorta region grows vine organically
  • Economic result: Good quality grapes with desirable organoleptic characteristic for wine production
  • Sustainability (ecological, social and economical) Gains:


    • Grape growing respecting nature and reduced reliance on chemical pesticides/fertilizers
    • Enabling resilient grape vine production systems without affecting biodiversity
    • Enables regenerative land use practices: restoring soil biodiversity, fertility and organic matter


    • Enables human and animal health and wellbeing, reduces worker and public exposure
    • Demonstrates good governance: good monitoring, preventive approach, biocontrol


    • Supports farmers’ livelihood and value distribution
    • Improvement of financial viability
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kindly provided by:
Carlo Fenaroli and Angelo Gallizioli, Franciacorta, Italy
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