Friday 15 November 2019 – Angove Family Winemakers has been recognised as a leading industry innovator at the 6th Australian Organic Industry Awards 2019, winning Business of the Year tonight in Melbourne, in front of industry peers and colleagues.
The prestigious awards were presented as part of the annual Australian Organic Industry Awards which recognise the achievements of businesses who are committed to sustainable and organic practice across different sectors including wine.
John Angove AM, Chairman of Angove Family Winemakers and 4th generation winemaker, who accepted the award said, we are thrilled to receive this recognition which reaffirm Angove’s status as Australia’s leading Certified Organic winemaker and endorses the Angove Organic team as the best in the field.
Angove Family Winemakers is Australia’s largest Certified Organic winery, defining the way in organic grape growing and winemaking. Their commitment to developing sustainable Certified Organic farming practices, combined with quality winemaking has set the standard for the organic wine industry, both in Australia and internationally.
Sales of Angove Organic wines have grown in total by 28% year on year with strong and steady growth over the past decade at double digits each year. Angove’s position as Australia’s leading organic wine maker establishes strong growth prospects to develop into the emerging international market.
“As a family business, we are honoured to have been recognised as industry leaders by our peers. At our core, we are committed to fostering an awareness of Certified Organic wine and are dedicated to pushing the boundaries in organic farming practice.
“Angove Family Winemakers is enthusiastic about our future and the continued growth and development of the organic sector, both domestically and internationally. These awards cement Angove’s status within an industry we are immensely proud to operate in. They also give our team the confidence to continue exploring increasingly competitive markets and developing best in practice innovations that broaden the capacities of organic winemaking,” John Angove said.
As a 5thgeneration family-owned winery, Angove Family Winemakers holds a deep commitment to sustainability at all levels. Now in its 13th year as a Certified Organic label, the Angove Family sets the benchmark for best-practice across the organic wine industry by showcasing a deep and long-term investment in organic winemaking and farming practice. As grape and wine producers across Australia become more concerned about the long-term sustainability of their vineyards and winemaking business, the Angove Family continues to lead the market and develop new and innovative practices.
John Angove said, “Angove Family Winemakers aims to have all 420 hectares of company-owned vineyards Certified Organic by 2020. With these industry accolades, Angove is excited to continue its work towards broadening the field of Certified Organic wine and continue to invest in its status as Australia’s leading organic wine brand.”
All wines in the Angove Organic range start at RRP $17.