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Meet our conservation champions
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These environmental leaders in SA's wine industry are collaborating with WWF to tackle their shared environmental risks, protect conservation-worthy land as well as reduce their water usage and implement energy-efficient solutions.

Almenkerk Conservation Champion (2021)
Almenkerk Wine Estate

Situated in the Elgin valley, and surrounded by the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve which is classified as a World Heritage Site, the farm is owned by ...

26 Jan 2016
Anthonij Rupert Wyne Conservation Champion (2021)
Anthonij Rupert Wyne

Situated against the majestic backdrop of the Groot Drakenstein Mountains, Anthonij Rupert Wyne forms part of the famed Franschhoek wine valley in ...

07 Dec 2020
Hamilton Russel Vineyards Conservation Champion (2021)
Ashbourne Wines and Hamilton Russell Vineyards

Close to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve outside Hermanus, Hamilton Russell Vineyards – established in 1975 – was the pioneering wine producer in the ...

26 Jan 2016
Backsberg Conservation Champion (2021)

This family-run winery near Paarl is a leader in environmental care and innovation. ...

26 Jan 2016
Bartinney Wines Conservation Champion (2021)
Bartinney Wines

High on the Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, Bartinney believes strongly in sustainability and finding the balance between the best farming ...

26 Jan 2016
Benguela Cove
Benguela Cove

​Located at the edge of the Atlantic coastline and on the Bot River Lagoon, and surrounded by the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, the Benguela Cove ...

30 Aug 2021
Boschendal Conservation Champion (2021)

Boschendal Wines, outside Franschhoek, has an abundance of striking indigenous trees including ironwood, yellowwood, stinkwood and wild olive.

26 Jan 2016
Bosman Wines
Bosman Wines

Bosman Wines is situated in the upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, close to Hermanus. As specialist vine growers, the Bosman family acquired the De Bos ...

30 Aug 2021
Bouchard Finlayson Conservation Champion (2021)
Bouchard Finlayson

In the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley just outside Hermanus and bordering Fernkloof Nature Reserve is Bouchard Finlayson, a boutique wine farm that has set ...

26 Jan 2016
Cavalli estate
Cavalli Estate

Situated in the Helderberg region of Stellenbosch, with over 100 hectares of sprawling vineyards, the Cavalli Estate strongly upholds the concept of ...

30 Aug 2021
Cederberg Wines Conservation Champion (2021)
Cederberg Private Cellar

The vineyards of Cederberg Private Cellar are among the highest in the Western Cape at 1,036 metres above sea level. ...

26 Jan 2016
Cloof & Burgerspost Conservation Champion (2021)
Cloof and Burgherspost Wine Estate

Situated in the Darling wine region, sister estates Cloof and Burgherspost cooperate closely in both farming and conservation matters. ...

26 Jan 2016