Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
We run a herd of pretty cows. Black Angus and Belted Galloway's. Our darlin's have two jobs: 1. To look good grazing from the adjoining Restaurant (no belted Galloway hamburgers served here!) 2. To consume the stalks, stems, grape skins and marc of each vintage. They love their vintage diet, and they perform an extremely important task of keeping the winery free of fruit flies by consuming the grape by-product of the harvest and winemaking process. Yes, they are pretty - but not quite so at 6am in the morning, as they come hurtling down the hill, snorting steam and baying for their morning feed - quite a scare for…
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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