Eco Business Makes Zero Carbon Wine

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Creative Commons License photo credit: jurvetson Wines is an eco business that takes being green very seriously. They try to ensure that every detail of their business is as low impact on the environment as possible.

For example, they intentionally have longer rows in their vineyard to make less turns for the tractors, which results in decreased fuel consumption. This winery from New Zealand has also managed to be the world’s first carboNZero certified winery in the world.

This doesn’t mean that Wines produce no carbon emissions, because nearly any activity will at some point produce emissions. What it means is that Wines started by measuring its impact as a baseline.

Then it set about finding ways to reduce its energy use and seek out energy efficient alternatives, and where it couldn’t find any it offset via a verified scheme.