Sustainability

Sustainable Farming

For nearly a quarter century we have had the pleasure and the privilege of being stewards of Round Pond Estate. While chemicals and shortcuts can make for quick fixes, the truth is, consistent, quality winegrowing is about seasons, cycles and a long-term commitment to the land. To promote natural balance and vineyard health we have dedicated ourselves to the principles of sustainable winegrowing.

What is sustainable winegrowing? Simply put, sustainable winegrowing is a quality conscious, socially responsible and environmentally sound approach to farming. In practice, sustainable winegrowing focuses on encouraging natural processes that promote soil health, such as erosion control, native cover crops and composting. In addition, it promotes positive plant-soil interactions and emphasizes a concerted reduction in the use of chemicals and pesticides. More than just caring for the land, sustainable winegrowing also believes in supporting the individuals who work the land – treating them fairly, and with dignity.

At heart, being a responsible steward means giving back what you take out. Our passionate vineyard team understands this and applies their decades of experience to the task. From planting through harvest, every step in the production of our acclaimed estate-grown wines reflects our respect for the land and its enduring abundance.

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