Organic wine is twice as good for the planet
London, September 2 (ANI): A new research has indicated that organic wine is twice as good as the non-organic variant for the planet, as the former is more eco-friendly.
According to a report in New Scientist, for the research, Valentina Niccolucci and colleagues from the University of Siena, Italy, measured the resources used to grow, package and distribute wine made from Sangiovese grapes at two farms in Tuscany 30 kilometers apart.
The organic farm used only natural fertilizers and pesticides, and most operations were done by hand, while the other used conventional methods of production.
The team worked out the resources needed to support the making of each wine - its "eco-footprint".
A bottle from the organic farm had an eco-footprint of 7.17 square meters, half that of the non-organic wine with a footprint of 13.98 square meters.
This is because the mechanized production used more land and non-recycled glass.
Though it's not clear that organic food is always eco-friendly, the team said that wine producers could shift to organic systems to reduce their overall ecological impact. (ANI)
Read More: University Grants Commission (UGC) | Italy | Guru Nanak Dev University | New University Campus So | University Campus | Kashmir University | Aligarh Muslim University | K P University | University Po | Kumaon University Nainital | Gorakhpur University | Agra University | Ayurvedic University | Bundelkhand University So | Mds University Ajmer Dtso | L.s.farm | Madras University Po | World University Centre | Pondicherry University | Annamalai University | Lond | Orga | Sangi
Sensex gains 400 points, Nifty stable at 7,700 as markets laud Modi's budget
July 10, 2014 at 5:36 PM
Love Birds Anushka Sharma- Virat Kohli Spotted Again!
July 10, 2014 at 5:26 PM
Surya's Anjaan Lagging Behind Sunny Leone's Pink Lips
July 10, 2014 at 5:22 PM
French police make their own Tour de France
July 10, 2014 at 5:09 PM
JAITLEYS MAIDEN BUDGET GETS THUMBS UP FROM INDIA INC
July 10, 2014 at 5:02 PM
General Budget 2014-15: Jaitley says did not want to burden common man
July 10, 2014 at 4:34 PM