Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)W & E Boerdery4 stars

Place, CountryWindmeul, South Africa

Certified Productswine grapes (cabernet sauvignon), wine grapes (shiraz), wine grapes (pinotage), wine grapes (chardonnay), wine grapes (sauvignon blanc), wine grapes (chenin blanc), wine grapes (merlot), wine grapes (cinsault), wine grapes (carignan), wine grapes (malbec), wine grapes (mourvedre), wine grapes (verdelho), wine grapes (roobernet), wine grapes (colombar), wine grapes (tempranillo),fair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1616
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2012
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions247154
4Respect of the Environment170103
5Local Development and Community Relations1410
6Trading and Supply chain relations1910
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1916
9Managing Certification and Performance2520
Total Score Performance Rating345
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsFounded in 1693, Leeuwenkuil Farms, which include Mooigelee farm, Knollefontein farm, Langvlei farm, Leeuwenkuil farm and Karnemelksvlei farm has been home to seven generations of the Dreyer family. Their love of the land and respect for nature serve as the foundation for the over 1300 hectares of vineyard the family are custodians to.
Situated at the gate of the Swartland, Leeuwenkuil crafts an array of wines well-suited to the climate and soil of this region. Leeuwenkuil works with both old and new world winemaking styles to keep things both traditional and fresh. Currently 24 permanent, 9 temporary and 380 subcontracted workers working these hectares of vines.
Leeuwenkuil is a family business with a strong focus on family values. This means that they consider everyone they work with a part of the Leeuwenkuil family – be they owners, managers, or employees.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage71 %

Date of Certification
Last Update10.11.2022

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