Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Our sustainability story: 1998: Among the first pioneering wineries to establish an environmental management system (EMS) and have it ISO 14001 certified A project was soon set up to measure our environmental impacts such as water and power use A strong culture of environmental awareness has developed amongst staff with a commitment to minimise our environmental footprint and to maintain our EMS. Consequently our rate of water use per tonne is very low; our target water use is less than 2 cubic metres per tonne of grapes produced: The Mission winery uses virtually no fossil fuels; our energy use is primarily from electricity which is generated from over 60% renewable…
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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