Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Our miniature Babydoll sheep have received a lot of attention since I first introduced them to the country a couple of years back. Introduced to help reduce our diesel emissions by eliminating mowing, they continue to do well with stock numbers reaching in excess of 1,500. To eliminate all mowing from the vineyard, I estimate that we need about 10,000, so we are still a couple of years off. Recently I became aware of a small breed of Kunekune pig that eats vegetation and doesn’t dig up the ground like other breeds. It is still very early days, but initial results look promising - we have about 50 running freely…
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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