To make wines better and better, taking better care of the planet one day at time
Enguera Planet is Bodegas Enguera’s R&D Center, where we develop research projects to improve the sustainability of the winery and the vineyard.
EACH BAT CAN EAT MORE THAN 1,000 INSECTS DURING A SINGLE NIGHT AND WITH HIGH POPULATION Pest control can be archieved
For this reason, we started a conservation plan in 2015 to recover its natural habitat. Our objective: to demonstrate that they are capable of controlling the plague of the grape moth.
157 shelter boxes for bats, placed in the Fontanars dels Alforins and Enguera vineyards.
With 80% maximum occupancy, this project achieves an occupancy record in conservation programs in the Valencian Community. There are more than 1,000 bats already living in our vineyards.
15 bat conservation projects are born thanks to the advice of our R&D team.
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, THESE ARE OUR KEYS For waste management
Through composting we transform our organic waste into a high-quality organic fertilizer.
508 tons of organic waste processed since 2018.
42% savings in the purchase of manure for fertilization
Reduction of 66 tons of CO2 emissions since 2018.
THE LANDSCAPE AND ITS BIODIVERSITY PLAY AN ESSENTIAL ROLE IN THE CONSERVATION OF VINEYARD PESTS’ Natural Enemies
In this project, we evaluate the value of biodiversity in the biological control of the green grapevine mosquito.
More than 50 hectares of biodiversity maintained and recovered on the sidelines of the vineyard
Increase of the diversity and abundance of natural pest enemies in the vineyard
CO2 fixation, which improves soil fertility and crop adaptation to climate change
ADAPTING OUR VINEYARD TO CLIMATE CHANGE IS A Priority
For this reason, we evaluated the effect of a kaolin-based sunscreen that reflects radiation and reduces the temperature of leaves and fruits by up to 4 degrees.
Preservation of the primary aromas of the grape, higher concentration of total tannins and anthocyanins in red wines.