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14, June 2023

d'Arenberg furthers commitment to sustainability

d'Arenberg, one of Australia's most respected family-owned wineries, has announced its certification as a member of Sustainable Wine Growing Australia, its commitment to Carbon Net-Zero by 2035 and its partnership with Reconciliation Australia to embark on its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

As part of its ongoing commitment, d'Arenberg is has achieved certification with Sustainable Wine Growing Australia. This comprehensive national program supports the Australian wine community in delivering world-leading sustainability practices across environmental, social, and economic parameters. Additionally, d'Arenberg is setting the goal to achieve certification for carbon net-zero emissions by 2035, well ahead of the national target of 2050.

d'Arenberg is working with Reconciliation Australia to create its first RAP. The ‘Reflect’ RAP is scoping and developing relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders, deciding on our vision for reconciliation and exploring the d’Arenberg sphere of influence.

Chester Osborn, the fourth-generation family winemaker at d'Arenberg, said, "Our commitment to sustainability goes beyond our environmental footprint. We're proud to be working with Reconciliation Australia on our first RAP, which we believe will help foster unity and mutual respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and wider Australia. Together with our SWA certification and carbon net zero emissions target, we are taking significant steps towards our ongoing journey of sustainability and reconciliation."

d'Arenberg's commitment to sustainability is evident in its ongoing practices, such as using traditional winemaking methods, employing organic and biodynamic practices, and maintaining biodiversity on the estate.

As d'Arenberg continues to forge a path towards sustainable wine production and social responsibility, the winery invites wine lovers and environmental advocates to join them in their journey towards a more sustainable future.