How do we care for Nature ?

A RESPONSIBLE VINEYARD FOR RESPONSIBLE WINES !

GREENHOUSE EFFECT, POLLUTION, GLOBAL WARMING !
THE WORLD IS DISCOVERING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DETERIORATION OF OUR PLANET.

The Anne de Joyeuse producers have taken action since 1994. Throughout the years, their ambitious plan to preserve the environment and their countryside has become a genuine philosophy. It is a major concern for Anne de Joyeuse producers, particularly sensitive to environmental questions.

The technical team and the managing council of the cave have decided that it is essential to implement ambitious specifications for our producers which go beyond the environmental conditions of Agri Confiance certification to bring each of our producers to limit treatments of their vines and develop dynamic eco-systems and their management of energy use, etc…

They have signed a specific Protect Planet program to introduce, also, agro-ecological practice with a regard towards exterior relationships (consumers, professional partnerships, etc…).

In 2007, Anne de Joyeuse created Protect Planet ®

A SET OF SPECIFICATIONS WHICH TRANSCRIBE THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE CAVE IN TERMS WHICH ARE UNDERSTANDABLE BY ALL OVER THE PLANET.

Viticultural methods contribute to the preservation of biodiversity and the long term health of the vineyard :

  • Limited fertilisation, grass coverage of paths and tracks in the vineyards which limit erosion due to frequent rain storms, also developing infiltration of water into the soil to nourish vines.
  • Preservation of hedges, ecological corridors for wildlife.
  • Soil culture (maintenance of grass coverage during the winter, ploughing during the spring to aerate the soil and develop the root network which nourishes the vines).

ANNE DE JOYEUSE PRODUCERS cultivate their land, vines surrounded by Mediterranean heath land and hedges, an exceptional environment for an abundant variety of wildlife. Their consistent daily commitment develops the diversity of wildlife and plants. The protection of plant coverage enables the growth of species which were disappearing in our region (poppies, orchids). Insects (bees, beetles…) have also returned with the bird population which is thriving in the vineyards.

This philosophy has an important impact on all stages of our wine production. No products are rejected without depollution. Protection of the environment entails a global approach. It is not limited to the reduction of chemical treatments in the vineyards but concerns, also, the use of water, air pollution (minimum use of agricultural machines), economy of energy use, etc…).

Enthusiastic technicians who care for detail.

They ensure demanding quality controls and the training of our producers to develop daily techniques to enable the best possible vineyard management.

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A wide range of wines representing the ecological engagement of Anne de Joyeuse and our sense of conviviality.

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Protect Planet

All of our wines benefit from the same level of attention, from the vines to the bottle. Our Protect Planet program guarantees this commitment.

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