Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Waimea has 140 hectares of family vineyards which crops approximately 1,100 tonnes of fruit into the winery per year. We also bring in around 900 tonnes of local grower fruit which regularly gives us a 2,000 tonne vintage through our winery. At Waimea we constantly strive to protect the environmental integrity of our wine production. We adhere closely to a pioneering set of industry standards known as Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ). SWNZ provides the framework upon which we continually work towards improving all aspects of our performance in terms of environmental, social and economic sustainability in both the vineyard and the winery. We operate with a minimal team and…
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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