Sustainability In Action

Green Month

Biodiversity Posted by Saint Clair Family Estate

Innovation reached a new level at Saint Clair Family Estate last month, when the team undertook the challenge of having a “Green Month”. Accounts assistant Tracey Gilmore took the lead, encouraging staff to try and reduce their carbon footprint, and to come up with ideas to contribute to a sustainable future. “I’m a bit of an environmentalist, and I thought we should be doing something [at Saint Clair Family Estate], there’s so much we could…

SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE SUSTAINABILITY HERO TRACEY

Business Posted by Saint Clair Family Estate

Sustainability is a topic on the mind of many people of today. Saint Clair Family Estate has addressed many sustainability issues over recent years with one of the key drivers to this change being a particular individual – Tracey. Tracey is a driving force for enhancing sustainability for Saint Clair Family Estate assisting with tackling the challenge of altering people’s thinking and ultimately creating actions that will assist with ensuring our environment is sustainable. This…

Cow Pat Pits

Biodiversity Posted by Clos Henri Vineyard

We believe that no irrigation, paired with natural wine growing techniques leads to true terroir expression in our varieties of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir and produces fruit of the highest quality possible. Natural wine growing pairs perfectly with this as the ‘less is more’ practices allow the wine to truly express where it has come from. “It’s also about respect for what we have, and what we will leave for generations to come” says…

Giesen’s Organic Commitment

Biodiversity Posted by Giesen Wines

Giesen’s Organic Commitment 1. With some non-organic farming methods linked to environmental issues, such as carbon emissions and ozone depletion, and growing health concerns around pesticide residues, the support of and demand for organic farming is increasing. 2. With an eye to the future for their children and grandchildren in 2009 the Giesen brothers embarked on a new path, that of organics. Giesen is committed to environmentally sustainable wine production practice and see themselves as…

HUNTER’S JOIN CARBON FOOTPRINTING MANAGEMENT ELITE

Business Posted by Hunter's Wines

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2011 Today Hunter’s Wines has been awarded CEMARS (Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme) after putting in place management plans to measure and reduce Carbon Emissions committing the company to on-going sustainability management. CEMARS chief executive, Graham Carter congratulates Hunter’s Wines on adding CEMARS certification to their long list of achievements and welcomes them to the growing family of proactive organisations choosing to take real leadership in this area. “Jane Hunter is…