"Sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The concept of sustainability is composed of three pillars: people, environment and profits.
To ensure that future generations of vintners are able to grow the Okanagan Valley's finest grapes and visitors will be able to enjoy this unspoiled beautiful valley.
As a family-owned winery sustainability is critical to that long-term success, control over our winery operations & vineyard lets us implement steps necessary to put our vision into practice.
The Okanagan Valley and the Similkameen Valley climates are well suited to sustainable and organic grape growing – there are an increasing number of vineyards switching to organic techniques. Hot summers, low rainfall, low humidity and persistent winds all help to reduce damage and crop losses from pests and diseases.
Wines made with organically grown grapes come from vineyards that follow the guidelines set by the Certified Organics Association. There are currently more than 40 certified organic wineries or vineyards in British Columbia. For more information, and to see which properties are certified, visit the Certified Organic Associations of BC website. *transition Organic since 2017
Salmon-Safe is a leading U.S. certifier of ecologically sustainable viticulture with more than 350 Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia vineyards transitioned to certification.
Delivered through a network of certification partners, Salmon-Safe for winegrowing focuses on reducing vineyard runoff, water quality protection, and enhancement of native biodiversity on vineyard sites.