La Motte’s Sustainable Farming Practices
Wine.co.za recently featured La Motte in an article about sustainable wine farming that also included Villiera, Zevenwacht and Boschendal. The full article can be read here. Above is an interview with La Motte winemaker Edmund Terblanche and below is the extracted section about La Motte.
“La Motte has been farming organically since 2007 when they were awarded BWI Champion status and have made organic farming a part of their winemaking philosophy. In 2009 La Motte was awarded with NOP organic certification by LANCON, Germany as well as an EU organic certification by SGS, France. These certifications were an important step in La Motte's commitment to the environment. La Motte applies the SGS- and LANCON- certified Organic Production methods on La Motte as well as their sister farm Nabot in the Walker Bay region.
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