We work to preserve the environment where the vines grow by adopting an enduring production system, which maintains the capacity to repeat itself boundlessly. 
We strive to implement a production system that reduces our environmental footprint to safeguard local history and the biodiversity of the soil.

Material topics covered

  • Preserving biodiversity and protecting vineyard landscapes
  • Naturally regulating processes and gradual elimination of chemical substances
  • Energy management and saving
  • Water management
  • Waste and wastewater management
  • Climate change
  • Creating sustainable value over time
  • Certified sustainability


SDG 12
SDG 13
SDG 15

Biodiversity Friend

certified estates


ISO 14001 certified

sites belonging to the Group


treatment plants



wastewater constructed



Electricity from renewable sources

in Ruffino S.r.l.


Electricity from renewable sources

in Tenute Ruffino

-   %

waste produced

compared with FY 2021

We look beyond the concept of profit and set ourselves the goal of innovating our production practices, contributing towards building a more responsible future. For us, environmental sustainability is essential for continuity, growth and success.

Our progress towards cultivating low environmental impact

We are committed to implementing a production cycle that reduces our environmental footprint through reduced energy consumption, the use of energy produced by renewable sources, more efficient water consumption, and reducing, recycling and the correct disposal of waste, in partnership with suppliers who share the same way of working.

Our goals for responsible growth


The Agricultural Best Practices Handbook sets out the operational guidelines that call for the use of agronomical techniques focused on environmental respect, from preparing the soil for a new vineyard to its entire lifecycle. The handbook is a dynamic tool that contains all the practices that experience, technique and research have indicated, in order to increase the level of sustain- ability of the production processes.

The voluntary certification sets out 10 main actions to manage the land responsibly and to act as custodians of environmental integrity. Soil, water and air are the three key elements on which specific surveys are conducted to define the parameters that form the suitability for Biodiversity Friend certification.

In addition to purchasing fully organic certified vineyards in Veneto, we have also set out a process aimed at 100% organic production in Tuscany by FY 2025, following the natural evolution of the practices implemented in managing our estates.

The certification is voluntary and it has been the standard to follow to comply with guidelines for the sustainability certification system in the wine industry since 2021. The system certifies the use of integrated production techniques that call for the application of specific regulations for each crop, agronomic practices and binding instructions for the use of plant health, and plant treatments.