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Kunde Family Estate

Family owned and operated for five generations, Kunde Family Estate produces ultra-premium, 100% estate grown wines in Northern California’s renowned Sonoma Valley. The family is dedicated to the creation of wines that are unique to their land, while farmed with an ethical and sustainable pedigree. The Kunde Family is committed to continue this journey, through all generations, to sustainable stewardship of their estate.

Date Certified
January 5, 2010
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Wineries

Kunde Family Winery

 

 

 

 

Sustainable Practices

Below is a sampling of the sustainable practices adopted by the Certified Participant. This is not a comprehensive list but provides some examples of the types of practices they use. For more information about their sustainability visit their website here.

Viticulture

Kunde Family Estate is a contiguous 1,850 acre parcel in the Sonoma Valley. The property stretches 2 miles along the valley floor on Hwy 12, and climbs to 1500 ft in elevation.

Soil Management

Spreading of straw before rains to prevent erosion

Pest Management

Working with school children in painting of owl boxes for pest control

Ecosystem Management

Creek bank restoration programs for wildlife

Solid Waste Reduction And Management

Composting of by products from the winery, to be amended into the soil

Human Resources

Teaching employees in Spanish and English sustainable practices that are used at Kunde Family Estate

 

Neighbors And Community

Eco / dog hikes that educate the consumer to sustainable practices