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Have you ever heard of Independent Winegrowers? Trebotti is FIVI

Since 2017, Trebotti organic farm is part of FIVI: the Italian Federation of Independent Winegrowers

The Italian Federation of Independent Winegrowers was born in 2008, following the model of the Confédération des Vignerons indépendants de France (VIF). VIF took its first steps as early as 1976, when a handful of winemakers from Southern France created a small union. To date VIF has more than 7000 winemakers spread over 32 departmental federations and 10 regional federations, and is recognised by representative, decision-making and cooperation bodies thanks to its presence at a national, regional and departmental level.

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ORGANIC VITICULTURE CAN ASPIRE TO COMPLETELY ABATE CLIMATE-ALTERING EMISSIONS CONNECTED WITH WINEMAKING PROCESSES

On a global scale, the agricultural sector is considered one of the main producers of the greenhouse gases (about 23% of total emissions, taking into account agricultural production as well as deforestation and other land use change) which are responsible – as widely confirmed  by the world scientific community – for global warming and the so-called “Climate change”.

Specifically, is intensive agriculture that has a major impact on the environment with its broad use of chemicals (causing soil degradation, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, water and air pollution and so on) with higher levels of greenhouse gases emissions in the atmosphere.

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