A SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION PHILOSOPHY
Virna Borgogno winery respects The Green Experience discipline in the exercise of sustainable and eco-friendly viticulture.
The Green Experience was born in the hills of Langhe, in the UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a method to preserve the biodiversity and natural resources of the soil, to protect the value of Piedmontese production methods, and to safeguard the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato viticultural environment.
Green Experience vintners care for their vineyards through innovative and eco-friendly methods such as the diffusion of pollinating insects, planting of herbaceous and floral essences, and elimination of chemical weeding in the vineyards
The 10 rules Green Experience vintners follow:
Eco-friendly and sustainable viticulture and production
Preservation of biodiversity and the natural environment
Aesthetic protection of the natural landscape and the human interaction with it
Respect for the soil through agronomic solutions
Elimination of chemical weeding in the vineyards
Sowing of herbal and floral plants in the vineyards
Disseminations of useful pollinating insects
Strategic placement of bird nests to aid incultivation
Respect and honesty towards consumers
Transparency of controls and external certification
ENERGY AUTONOMY AND LOW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Energy autonomy: the power we produce comes from photovoltaic panels.
Environmentally viticulture: understanding the land.
Managing and channelling rainwater.
Moderate productions from well-balanced vines.
Eliminating the use of herbicides.
Agricultural use of rainwater for treatments.
Compensating CO2 emissions by maintaining the woodland