Why is sustainability important?
What is sustainability?
- 94.0% Certified Sustainable
- 6.8% Certified Organic
- 0.2% Certified Biodynamic
Sustainability in Action
Many wineries have an issue with the waste generated from the production of wine. This waste is made up of the skins, stems and lees left over after the harvesting and processing of grapes. It is often difficult to dispose of due to the sheer volume and acidic nature of the waste. Sending it off-site means spending money and energy. At Fromm Winery we have turned our waste into gold. As our vineyards are fully certified biogro organic, we turn all of our waste into compost and then in the autumn spread it back into the vineyards in place of fertiliser. We also use sheep in the winter to graze…
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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