With the largest number of organic vineyards in all of New Zealand, Dog Point also hosts the most native plants and water reserves in the country. Wine can be pretty environmentally-damaging, it turns out, and while dams are generally not the best things in the world, the one Dog Point has to itself provides some relief to overdrawn aquifers in a region that faces drought annually.
Furthermore, the winery also plants native flora on its vineyards to offset the havoc wrought by monoculture, something many other vineyards the world round could stand to consider. Marlborough is a region of big wineries making wine at scale, while this vinyard grows organic grapes, hand-harvested, and responsibly turned into wine.
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