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Organic Wine - Fast Facts

Fast Facts on our Organic Wine and Organic Winemaking

  • 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Angove Family Winemakers farming and making wine under organic certification.
  • Our 300ha Nanya Vineyard now contains 185ha of Organically farmed vineyard with more being certified each year.
  • Our 14ha historic Warboys Vineyard in McLaren Vale has been managed Organically & Biodynamically from date of purchase in 2008 and is now fully certified.
  • What makes a wine Organic? - Organic Wine is made from certified organic grapes grown with no artificial fertilisers, herbicides or pesticides. 
  • We use specially designed undervine mowers built and modified by our own engineering department for weed control which is one of the hardest parts of farming organically.
  • Farming organically and using extensive undervine mulching has reduced our irrigation requirements significantly.
  • Angove Family Winemakers is certified to Australian, USDA (United States), Canadian, EU and Chinese Standards, one of only a handful of wineries to cover this many regions.
  • We have even trialled steam as a weed control mechanism!

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