Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
At Cloudy Bay, we consider the environment and social impact in all that we do. We are proud of the sustainable culture that is now an integral part of our organization. Cloudy Bay Vineyards was a founding member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand. IN THE VINEYARD: The use of under-vine weeding machinery has drastically reduced the requirement of herbicides. During the growing season, the under-vine area is either mowed, cultivated or a mix of both; preferring to nurture an environment that encourages soil heath and plant vitality while providing habitat and food sources for predator insects. The term ‘understory’ collectively describes the mix of plants growing both between and under…
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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