2. They sell soaps and other beauty products made locally from pressed grape skins
3. Clothing is sourced from Ethical, a Canadian apparel companying organic cotton
5. In the vineyard where all the grapes are handpicked, resident sheep, ducks and chickens do all the mowing and pest control.
6. They took our advice and accessed incentives from BC Hydro, saving hundreds of dollars on installing new LEDs in the tasting room and throughout the winery
40 Knots staff and management team have the heart and minds to steer the business towards a gold. They are currently trying to decrease packaging and are building a sterile bottling process to replace gas powered equipment to reduce their carbon footprint.
You’ll have to visit the winery next time you’re in the area and talk to the owners yourself about their unique take on sustainability and winemaking.