South Africa, Wellington, November 2016: BOSMAN FAMILY VINEYARDS was recognised for their ethical business practices emerging as winners of the coveted ‘Ethical Company of the year’ award at the Drinks Business Green Awards in London on Monday, the 14th of November 2016.
The Ethical Award is awarded to “a company or product whose foundations are firmly based in, and dedicated to, the community and/or environment where they are based” and Bosman Family Vineyards is honoured and proud to be accredited an award in this category.
“It is an honour and big motivation to build on our vision, by improving quality of life for everyone involved with our farming practices,” says managing director, Petrus Bosman. “We have tremendous appreciation for our customers, such as Sainsbury, Coop, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and the new Bosman UK that have supported us over the years to make dreams come alive’.
In addition to an inclusive business model, the Fairtrade Premium Committee of Bosman Family Vineyards prioritizes education, safe transport and housing in order to improve the living standard of everyone involved in the company.
“Our goal is to grow as the leading supplier of responsibly produced wine in South Africa.” explains Bosman. “I congratulate Spier & La Motte for being shortlisted globally with us. I am proud of the manner in which our industry connects people with nature. It is when you connect with people that you connect with the soul. And when you connect with the soul, you start connecting with the true terroir of that region.”
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