Sustainable Winery Standard

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Welcome To Sustainable Winegrowing British Columbia

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Sustainable Vineyard Standard

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Tagline

"The SWBC scheme is clear, comprehensive, outcome based and is a good balance between practicality and ambition and it offers valuable guidance to both vineyard and winery managers."

Chris Wille - Sustainable Agriculture Expert

 

 

 

Program Benefits

  • Contribute to a competitive and continually improving wine industry.
  • Increase quality while cutting operating costs.
  • Contribute to biodiversity and minimize your impact to the environment.
  • Take advantage of SWBC educational resources and support network.
  • Enhance relationships with regulators, employees, neighbours, and community.
  • Communicate achievements to consumers.
  • Use assessment results to focus your efforts and show continual improvement.
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Latest News & Events

Post date: April 16th, 2021
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In an effort to create a logo which reflects the three pillars of sustainability, is easy to place on a bottle and identify by consumers, as well as coordinate with our host organization the BC Wine Grape Council, we’ve developed a new look.

Post date: April 16th, 2021
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For many years Graham O’Rourke has been a committed member of SWBC, helping to shape the certification program, and a diligent proponent of sustainable viticulture practices.

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