Cowra to take its sustainability partnership to the next level

Keoghan, Stephanie
November 2009
Australian Viticulture;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p53
The article announces the decision of Cowra Region Vineyard Association (CRVA) to join forces with various stakeholders in developing the Cowra Sustainable Wine Partnership. The main objective of the partnership is to produce wine of regional character with the least environmental impact of any region in Australia. Tom Ward of Swinging Bridge Wines, noted that they had sought support initially from the Lachlan Catchment Management Authority (LCMA) and the Cowra Council. Other stakeholders in the partnership are also cited.


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