Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
The high altitude naturally restricts Ballochdale to target low volume high quality grapes producing intense flavours and balanced tannins. Having a high organic content top soil over clay loam laying over an alluvial layer down 1.6 metres on a sloping site gives Ballochdale a wonderful environment to grow Pinot Noir which we nurture with kid gloves. This changing soil profile with depth gives the vine roots a myriad of nutritional options as they get deeper making the vines more tolerant to variations in climate and an ability to produce multidimensional wines
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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