Find out what we are doing about the environment
SINCLAIR'S GULLY WINES
MORE ABOUT ECO-CERTIFICATION AND
CLIMATE ACTION INNOVATOR CERTIFICATION
The Climate Action Certification Program is designed to assist businesses in reducing carbon emissions and assuring consumers that your products have a certified commitment to sustainable practices and to addressing climate change.
Action Innovators are businesses
that have undertaken a set of adaption
Benefits of becoming Climate Action Certified:
What is Ecotourism? - Ecotourism is ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.
Ecotourism Australia currently delivers two certification programs for the industry: The ECO Certification Program and the Eco-Guide Australia Program. Both programs are industry driven and designed to set high standards for the Ecotourism and Nature Based tourism industries.
and nature tourism certification provide
industry, protected area managers, local communities and travellers
an assurance that a certified product is backed by a commitment to best
practice ecological sustainability, natural area management and the
provision of quality ecotourism experiences.
ECO Certification Program? The Eco
Certification Program is a world first. It has been developed by industry
for industry, addressing the need to identify genuine ecotourism and
nature tourism operators in Australia. The Eco Certification Program is
now being exported to the rest of the world as the International
The ECO Certification Program is a triple bottom line program that includes comprehensive coverage of the 3 elements of economic, environmental and social sustainability.
ECO Certification represents current best practice in the ecotourism industry. With the inclusion of business criteria, the ECO Certification Program now provides you with the “green tick” – the Accredited Tourism Business Australia tick (also known as NTAP and TABV). This effectively provides you with two certifications as a result of one application.
The ECO certification program recognises that Sue and Sean Delaney have achieved best practice ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas, that foster environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.
Sinclair's Gully we offer best practice environmentally sustainable
tourism demonstrated by our advanced Eco-certification. This is achieved
q Conservation of high value areas on our property
An ongoing commitment to
restoring and protecting the endangered bushland and associated fauna
Gully has an environmental management system, ecomapping and a vegetation
management plan covering the management of the property’s;
Water conservation – all
waster used is collected on site and recycled
Treatment and re-use of
waste water on the garden areas
Noise and air quality
Waste minimization –
Sinclair’s Gully has a zero waste program – a 100% recycling program
at cellar door and in the office. Recycled paper products are used in the
office; no disposable cups, plates, cutlery or towels are used at cellar
door. All bottles, cardboard, cartridges, paper are recycled. Foods scraps
are fed to chooks or composted
Energy efficiency program
Minimal disturbance to
The protection of endangered
bush land through weed control, feral animal control, bird and plant
surveys, bush condition monitoring
Adopting sustainable land
management practices across the entire property and vineyard
Working with local landcare
groups, the community, neighbours, government organisations, UFBP on
Need a break? Treat yourself to that special getaway at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, the Hideaway in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region, just a 1.5 hour drive from Adelaide. Our one or two bedroom self contained heritage apartments all have cosy log fires and luxurious spas. Children and small groups (up to 11) are welcome
Created by Sue and Sean Delaney of Sinclair's Gully