Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Biodiversity and Water Depending on the size of the vintage, between 700-1000 KL of winery wastewater are generated each year at Mills Reef Winery – a complex milieu of grape juice colloids, processing aids and cleaning residues. This considerable volume of wastewater presented a significant challenge - in its raw state it cannot be simply flushed down the nearest drain! The decision was made to utilise it via recycling. Mills Reef Winery has a one-hectare woodlot of Australian blackwoods at the back of the property, and also significant plantings of avocado trees around two sides of the winery. Why not design a system where winery wastewater could be used to…
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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