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Greve, Chianti, Toscana, Italia. From our local territory to the national, agriculture is going in the direction of sustainability and is investing in the future of bio cultivation.
The numbers were illustrated during the last few weeks in Greve during a series of technical – formative meetings which promoted good practices of sustainable agriculture.
Certiﬁed organic culture is at around 33% , with the top of the list concentrated in the Panzano area, where 90% of its 600 hectares of vineyards are organic, cultivated by around 30 local winemakers.
Organic winemaking is growing in Tuscany with a 12% increase in comparison to 2013. Today we have around 4000 producers who practice sustainable agriculture.
This is high compared to the national average, making Tuscany the second largest organic wine production area in Italy Organic cultivation makes the territory the leader in the growth and sale of products, from organic cereals to olive oil, from vegetables to grazing areas.
There are 19,000 hectares of cereals grown in Tuscany, making it the third region after Sicily and Puglia. It has same ranking for the cultivation of organic vineyards and wine. Tuscany represents 13% of the total growth area of national organic vineyards.