Organic Certified (Europe, North America & China)
Fairtrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade and a global movement that represents sustainability and development through trade. Now Fairtrade is the leading certification system for sustainability and poverty alleviation. There are thousands of Fairtrade certified companies in the world (producer organisations, manufacturers and traders) that make a difference every day through Fairtrade trading.
ISO 22000 Certified
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of International Standards. It is a network of the national standards institutes of 163 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system.
Member BWI (Biodiversity & Wine Initiative, South Africa)
Biodiversity South Africa depends on biodiversity in order to meet its quality requirements – winemakers (led by « Wines of South Africa » – WOSA an export association) pushed for a debate with local environmentalists and found « Biodiversity & Wine Initiative » (BWI) in 2004. Sonop wine farm in the process of committing 10 Ha to the BWI in order to protect and sustain indigenous plants and species, while maintaining an active BWI member status presently.
IPW (Integrated Production of Wine)
Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) is a voluntary environmental sustainability scheme established by the South African wine industry in 1998.