Our environmental approaches

Nature has always been vital to mankind.

Today, the earth needs us more than ever. The future of the vineyard and those who live of it depends on this individual and collective awareness.

UG Bordeaux is today the leading producer of Bordeaux wines and Bordeaux Crémants. The vines are worked with respect for the environment. Committing to eco-responsible viticulture is the priority. A member of the Agri Confiance® approach since 2005, UG Bordeaux is moving towards HVE3 certification and is engaged in 500ha in Terra Vitis.

140 hectares are grown organically and more than 250 hectares are currently in organic conversion.

Agri Confiance® membership

In order to meet our ambition as a responsible economic player, we have been adhering to the Agri Confiance® approach since 2005 and are NFV 01 007 certified.

This certification is experienced on a daily basis through rigorous monitoring of the vineyard, practices respectful of the environment and gives rise to regular audits.

Bureau Veritas certification

Il s’agit d’un engagement volontaire qui place la qualité au centre de l’organisation, du management, de la production et de la commercialisation de nos produits.

It is a voluntary commitment which places quality at the center of the organization, management, production and marketing of our products. This commitment enables the continuous improvement of the performance of each entity in the Cellar and the traceability of our wines.

Terra Vitis certification

With 500 hectares cultivated according to Terra Vitis certification in 2019, we rely equally on the three pillars of sustainable development: the environment, the social and the economy.

Field observation, sharing of experiences, mutual aid, are the strength of the Terra Vitis network.

HVE3 certification

Systematically favoring alternative techniques to the use of chemicals, we pass this certification for more than 2000 ha of our surfaces. The ultimate goal is to be 100% HVE3.

This level, the highest in the category, will guarantee our mastery of many environmental parameters such as biodiversity, the regulated use of phytosanitary products …