Director at Equalitas

Stefano Stefanucci did graduate in Natural Sciences at the University of Parma, where he carried out an internship at the Department of Evolutionary Biology, after an experience at the School of Biology and Biochemistry at the Queen’s University of Belfast For more than 15 years he worked at Unione Italiana Vini (UIV), the main Italian Union of wine producers, as a consultant and trainer for wine companies, focusing on quality systems management. He co-wrote the “Guidelines for Traceability in the Wine Sector” and the “Wine Process Phases Legal Guidelines” published by UIV, and is author of several articles on sustainability. He has been daily engaged in the writing of “models” that UIV has delivered to its members in order to provide widely shared interpretations on matters such as food safety and traceability. He is a qualified 3rd party auditor on the ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 scheme, and passed the examinations to qualify as GSFS (BRC) auditor version IV, V, VI, VII, VIII. He was part of the Secretariat of the Tergeo Technical-Scientific Committee, the sustainability programme promoted by the UIV. In 2016/17 he was given the role of Chair of the ENVI-RD Committee of the CEEV – Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins and member of the « Steering » of the PEF wine pilot. Since 2014 he has been part of the ENVIRO Commission of the International Organization of vine and wine (OIV). Since July 2017 he is operational director at Equalitas, the sustainability initiative promoted by Federdoc, the association for the Appelation of Origin Consortia. Since 2013 he is a “lecturer on call” at the Università degli studi di Trento, Faculty of Law, course of “Wine Law”, and at the Università degli studi di Torino Department of Agronomy, Forestry and Food Sciences, course of “Oenology and quality management systems”. Since 2017 he is also an “official” RSPH HACCP level 2-4 trainer.


Measuring wine carbon footprint for small winegrowers