First meeting of the SWGB Workgroup
Engagement of the first four sponsors: Cloud Agro, MCC, Vinescapes and Waitrose & Partners
Publication of the first SWGB Bulletin (Soil Management)
Simonit & Sirch and Parker Hannifin become sponsors
Publication of Winery Wastewater bulletin
First draft of Scheme guidelines agreed
Publication of Crop Management bulletin
SWGB logo agreed
Publication of Vine Nutrition bulletin
Appointment of Ricardo as Auditing Partner
Welcome Event for the 30 Founder Members of the Scheme
Publication of the Energy Use in Wineries bulletin
Marks and Spencer & Fera become sponsors
Publication of the Carbon Calculation in Vineyards bulletin and launch of the WineGB Carbon Calculator
New sponsors Vitisynth and Vidacycle join
First successful SWGB audits!
Vinegrowing Technical Committee formed: co-Chaired by Alex Valsecchi and Dominic travers of Albury Vineyard
Winemaking Technical Committee formed: Chaired by Simon Roberts (Ridgeview Wine Estate), vice-Chair Sergio Verrillo (Blackbook winery)
First SWGB Annual General Meeting: to review the Scheme Guidelines and welcome new Members.
First SWGB-Certified wines released for sale!
All this is due to the support of our sponsors (click on the logos below for more details):