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Sustainability Initiatives

The Giesen brothers believe they have a responsibility to be kind to the land, to nurture it for future generations. 'When we’re kind to the land, it in turn is kind to us’.

Our Organic Philosophy

The three Giesen brothers consider the future for their children and grandchildren and believe they are guardians of the land and the business environment and therefore strive to manage the company with this in mind. Read more

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Geier Crawler

Ahead of harvest in 2015 Giesen invested in new viticultural equipment including an Italian-made Geier ‘crawler’ to help maintain and replenish the soil in our vineyards, allowing for healthier vines and high quality fruit. The Geier machine performs a...

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Compost

We compost 100% of our winery by-product and have created a unique impermeable semi-enclosed compost pad that enables us to create nutrient rich compost which we which we apply to the soil under our vines throughout the season.

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Recycling

Giesen actively promotes recycling at its winery, head office and in all Giesen offices across the world.

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Biogro NZ Certification

As is the New Zealand standard, Giesen is accredited with Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ), BioGro and CEMARSTM (Certified Emissions Management and Reduction Scheme). It is not simply its aim to meet these standards, but to exceed them. BioGro...

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Our Commitment to the Fut...

Giesen Wines is committed to environmentally sustainable wine production. The three Giesen brothers consider the future for their children and grandchildren and believe they are guardians of the land and the business environment and therefore strive to manage the...

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