In a tightly contested category, the judges decided to award join winners in the Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices category for Adelaide in 2022 Best of Wine Tourism Awards. Banrock Station, a large corporate winery, and Gemtree Wines, a small family run operation, have achieved true excellence in sustainability. On Banrock Station, the judges noted “the work to preserve the Murray River Wetlands, and integrate them into the winery experience, is the result of over 20 years of effort”. On Gemtree Wines, they said the company is an “industry leader and constant innovate”, noting especially the addition of Aboriginal cultural experiences into their wine tourism offerings.
BANROCK STATION – RIVERLAND
We’re genuinely committed to our environment
Every drop of Banrock Station goes into conserving the planet. Over the last 20 years, we’ve contributed to over 130 projects across 13 countries, from maintaining our wetlands in the Riverland to protecting the turtles in the Great Barrier Reef to supporting polar bear and orangutan rehabilitation, and we are continuing to support causes that are important for you and the environment. Our most recent commitment to partner with Landcare Australia will result in 100,000 native trees & shrubs being planted each year. We’ve humbly given $6 million to conserving this planet! But we’re not stopping there because we truly believe… Every drop matters.