Environmental practices in the wine industry: an overview of the Italian market
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Design/methodology/approach – The research presents a systematic literature review including papers published in academic journals during the last 30 years and in Italian specialised magazines. This methodology is useful to provide a clear overview of sustainable practices that can be adopted along the wine supply chain. Therefore, an empirical study based on the results of an online survey shows how wineries approach environmental sustainability.
Findings – The literature review provides a definition and classification of environmental practices in the wine industry, as well as identification of those that require further attention in the literature, suggesting future research paths. The results of the online survey give an overview of the adoption level of environmental practices and highlight widespread attention to all the listed environmental practices, including those not adopted.
Originality/value – From a theoretical point of view, this paper fills a literature gap in terms of the definition and classification of environmental practices that cover all wine supply chain processes, also providing a useful instrument for wine companies’ managers. Moreover, the results of the empirical research give an overview of the adoption level of environmental practices in one of the most relevant countries in terms of wine production, and highlight widespread attention to all the listed environmental practices, including those not adopted.
|Journal||British Food Journal|
|Early online date||11 Mar 2020|
|Publication status||Early online - 11 Mar 2020|
- BFJ_Environmental practices in the wine industry_an overview of the Italian market
Rights statement: Bandinelli, R., Acuti, D., Fani, V., Bindi, B. and Aiello, G. (2020), "Environmental practices in the wine industry: an overview of the Italian market", British Food Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-08-2019-0653. Copyright © 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
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