Our ethics

We have been a member of the « Vignerons Indépendants » (French Independent Winegrowers Federation) since 1990, focussing on the following principles:

  • Working in the vines with the highest level of respect for the land, up until the bottling process in our wine cellars
  • Promoting our wines worldwide
  • Handing down our expertise and passion from generation to generation, since 1828

Vigneronns indépendants

Since 2005, we have adopted a sustainable approach, from the vine to the bottle:

  • Cutting down on vineyard phytosanitary treatments
  • Maintaining permanent weed cover between our vines, which is beneficial for biodiversity and habitats
  • Installing an apiary in our vineyards, which bears witness to our outstanding biodiversity
  • Reducing water consumption in the wine cellar
  • Using lighter bottles to reduce the weight of glass
  • Building a water treatment plant to manage liquid waste
  • Certification "Environnementale" level 2 in 2014
  • On going process for the level 3 "Haute Valeur Environnementale" (High Environmental Value)
  • Our vineyards have also been awarded AREA in 2014 (a standard granted by the Aquitaine region for eco-friendly agriculture)
  • In July 2015, after 2 years of audit, we joint  the "Association pour le SME du vin de Bordeaux" (Environmental Management System) , certified ISO 14001

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