As a winemaker, I was drawn to Italy out of a love for the distinctiveness of Italian wines. An important principle in our winemaking is also a respect for our environment - our vineyards in the heart of Tuscany have been farmed biodynamically since 2004.
I was originally drawn to Organics and Biodynamics because I was convinced that I could make better quality wine, now I also enjoy that my family can take a berry off any of my vineyards and put it directly in their mouth.
Enjoy these delicious wines, in an environmentally conscious package, from vineyards farmed organically by passionate growers in Italy!
Michael Schmelzer, Monte Bernardi
Tetra Pak cartons* use 54% less energy, create 80% less greenhouse gasses, produce 60% less solid waste volume and also have 92% less package weight, compared to a 750ml glass wine bottle.
Tetra Pak cartons can be easily folded and flattened for recycling.
More efficient transportation
Transportation efficiencies are gained prior to and after filling since the carton material is lightweight and space efficient. This translates into 40-50% fewer trucks to deliver the same amount of wine than traditional glass bottles*.
*Comparison based on 1 liter TPA package versus 750ml bottle, LCI, Franklin Associates, a division of ERG 2006.
For more information visit the Tetra Pak website
1% for the Planet
One percent of the wine sales will be donated to 1% for the Planet, which is helping to tilt the scales of giving toward the thousands of under-funded nonprofits dedicated to the pursuit of sustainability, to preserving and restoring our natural environment. It allows us to support small local activities in the communities we sell our wine.
For more information visit the 1% for the Planet website