Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 98.0% Certified Sustainable
- 7.0% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Akarua is located in the unique environment of Central Otago. An area of rocky peaks, barren wilderness and beautiful lakes, this part of New Zealand is world renowned for its majestic scenery and outdoor adventure opportunities. The Central Otago climate is harsh and unforgiving but is beneficial to wine grape growing in that the sunny and hot summer season with its low rainfall is sharply contrasted by the cold clear winters. Established in 1996, Akarua Vineyard is a 50 hectare vineyard located on the hillsides and river terraces of the Bannockburn Inlet, approximately 5 kilometers south of the township of Cromwell, Central Otago. The aspect is westerly facing and is…
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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