Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Renwick Vineyard is our oldest vineyard and in quite a small area we have a wide range of varieties and trellising techniques in use. This site clearly illustrates the evolution of viticulture in Marlborough with the transition from wide to narrow spacing and towards new more environmentally friendly trellising options. We have also planted some new varieties - Gruner Veltliner, Albarino, and new clones of Chardonnay. With a move towards organic practices (although at this stage we are still not going down the path to certification) comes the question of vineyard posts. The traditional CCA treated wooden posts are no longer acceptable under organic management and while these posts can…
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Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand was established in 1994 as an industry initiative directed through New Zealand Winegrowers and was commercially introduced in… more
Organic Winegrowers New Zealand (OWNZ) is a growers’ association dedicated to supporting and encouraging the production of high quality organic wines. Find… more