Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
There are many reasons to turn to sustainability: to address environmental concerns, to address health concerns, to protect a large investment in land, to meet consumer demand, to foster good PR, etc., etc. But one reason that is unique to wine seems to be rarely discussed. It is what we call the Hi-Fi principle. Wine has the unique ability to taste of a place. If one is fortunate enough to have a vineyard that shows this magical ability: to have a unique expression, different from any other vineyard and consistent from vintage to vintage, then that is surely worth protecting. But here we have a different requirement of sustainability: it…
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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