C.V.L.T coop.agr Zanolari

Grapes and wine

Bianzone, Sondrio



About C.V.L.T. coop.agr Zanolari

C.V.L.T coop.agr Zanolaril is a biodynamic farm that specialises in wine production. The owner, Marcel, believes in respecting nature and in restoring vitality and vigour to the earth, rather than depleting it like most farmers do. His vineyard is located in Bianzone, in Valtellina and his love of nature enables him to produce wonderful wine in this harsh area.

The diligence of Marcel Zanolari and his father Giuliano permitted the vineyard to grow to 10 hectares of cultivated land with Nebbiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot nero, Pinot Bianco, Traminer.

Because of the particular cultivation methods the weather plays a vital role in the growth of grapes, causing a lot of worry. Despite this, Marcel has been able to prove that good results can be obtained by working with passion and respect for nature. He has always avoided making poor ethical choices and prefers to respect nature at all costs rather than following new trends that could harm the natural balance of his vines.

Marcel's commitment to respecting and valuing nature and helping his grapes grow naturally, without trying to change the unique characteristics of each year's yield, has brought much satisfaction to his work, along with prestigious international recognition and many happy customers.

We decided to become a B Corp because of the close affinity of our values and those of this wonderful community.

We believe that we should be part of a movement that strives to improve the world and protect the planet and its people, seeing as we do our best to protect and vitalize nature every day on our farm.

B Corps are a family that cares for the planet, and we could not miss out!

The Change We Seek®

As part of the B Corp movement C.V.L.T. coop.agr Zanolaril seeks to share their knowledge of biodynamic farming and help other businesses to understand how crops can be grown without going against nature, but working with it instead. They aim for harmony in nature, where their produce is beneficial and healthy to the planet and to the people.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

July 2016

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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