Their philosophy: Bodegas Murillo Viteri define themselves as a small family wine cellar located in the city of Cenicero, in the heart of La Rioja, dedicated to the production or elaboration of wine from 5 generations ago. All their processes are environmentally friendly, and the concept of social responsibility in terms of sustainability, recycling, ecology, transparency and accessibility are present in all their performance. “A small Wine Cellar, a big responsibility”
Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices
Campo Viejo es una bodega pionera, diseñada de forma respetuosa con el medio ambiente: integración en su entorno natural, mínimo consumo de agua y energía, tratamiento y reutilización del agua para la irrigación, mínimas emisiones a la atmósfera, separación selectiva de residuos. Ha sido la primera bodega española en obtener la certificación de AENOR ISO 14064 por su huella de carbono, lo que aporta confianza en el proceso global a sus clientes y vistantes.
Campo Viejo is a pioneer winery designed to be respectful with the environment : integration in its natural environment, minimum energy and water consumption, water treatment and recycling for irrigation, minimum emissions in the atmosphere, selective separation of waste. It is the first Spanish winery to obtain AENOR certification for its carbon footprint in accordance with the ISO 14064 standard, thus giving clients and consumers confidence in the global process
Built in the 17th century, Château de Rouillac bears witness to the architectural influence of one of its most illustrious proprietors: Baron Haussmann. Today, the domain has adopted a policy of sustainable agricultural methods and a certification for the “High Environmental Value” label. Visitors are invited to participate in this program, via an “eco responsible” tour of the vineyard, in a horse drawn carriage, followed by a visit of the new HQE vat room.
Waverley Hills offers a unique and organic experience where one can learn more about organic farming and the natural fauna and flora that surrounds the Estate. It is the first organic wine producer to achieve the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative Champion status. The fynbos nursery brings the Cape Floral Kingdom to your doorstep; explore these beautiful plants on hiking or biking trails and enjoy organic wine and olive products in the tasting room.
One of only a handful of wineries in the world to be certified CarboNZero, and the only one to achieve this from inception, the Yealands Estate winery and cellar door is a showcase for premium sustainable wine production. Featuring interactive audio visual displays, sustainable winery tours, complimentary wine tastings and a warm, friendly atmosphere, the Yealands Estate cellar door and winery is an oasis for travellers and locals alike.
A purpose built sustainable winery. Sustainability is the number one focus. World leading innovations including heat retention and transfer systems. Tours and education of sustainablility practices throughout the tour. CarbonNZero certified. Accessible cellar door.
Located only 30 km far from Florence, the Petriolo estate is run by the Maestrelli sisters, Silvia and Simona, which personally welcome visitors and promote their activities through the various instruments of web 2.0. During the wine tours (with adults and children) it is shown how the viticulture is developed in a sustainable way, with natural and modern techniques always caring for the respect of the territory, by choosing the right instrument and practise.