For the sustainable development
of Sicilian viticulture.

[ SICILY SOSTAIN FOUNDATION ]

The main goal of the Sicily SOStain Foundation is to promote the sharing of best practices aimed at respecting the ecosystem,stimulating research and higher education to develop a culture of sustainability at all levels, orienting production and consumption models to increase awareness in Sicily and elsewhere of the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Who can join the Foundation?

To all Sicilian wineries, whether their approach is organic, biodynamic, conventional or something else. In addition to their production type, what unites the participating wineries is the desire to share good practices aimed at respecting the ecosystem by embarking on a path towards a recognised sustainability certification.

Bodies of the Foundation

[ PRESIDENT ]

Alberto Tasca

[ BOARD OF DIRECTORS ]

Giuseppe Bursi
Arianna Occhipinti
Alessio Planeta
Letizia Russo
Alberto Tasca

[ TECHNICAL-SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ]

It identifies the research and innovation needs of regional farms, in terms of sustainability, and responds to these needs.

  • Coordinator: Lucrezia Lamastra

    Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Piacenza

  • Giuseppe Barbera

    University of Palermo

  • Rosario Di Lorenzo

    University of Palermo

  • Nicola Francesca

    University of Palermo

[ OPERATING COMMITTEE ]

It defines the research and innovation needs of the production system and communicates them to the Scientific Committee.

  • Benedetto Alessandro

    Alessandro di Camporeale

  • Antonio Pulizi

    Colomba Bianca

  • Calogero Di Lauria

    C.V.A.

  • Francesco Cucurullo

    Masseria del Feudo

  • Giuseppe Parlavecchio

    Pietradolce

  • Patricia Toth

    Planeta

  • Vanessa Dioguardi

    Tasca d’Almerita

  • Ludovico Di Marco

    Terre di Noto