Sustainable development

Exacting standards and precision are to be found at all stages of the making of Escudo Rojo. The exceptional terroirs from which the wines come, as well as the men and women who tend the vines, need to be preserved and respected.

Exacting standards and precision are to be found at all stages of the making of Escudo Rojo. The exceptional terroirs from which the wines come, as well as the men and women who tend the vines, need to be preserved and respected.

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CERTIFICATION

SUSTAINABLE WINE OF CHILE

That is why Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chile has implemented appropriate, sustainable vineyard practices consistent with its « Sustainable Wine of Chile » certification.
  • Natural compost is used as fertiliser.
  • Organic products are used to combat the main fungal diseases found in the vineyard (mildew, oidium and botrytis), with the aim of eliminating residues in the wines.
  • Water use is optimised and measures are in place to take advantage of renewable energy sources, such as solar panels on the Maipo bodega.

That is why Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chile has implemented appropriate, sustainable vineyard practices consistent with its « Sustainable Wine of Chile » certification.

  • Natural compost is used as fertiliser.
  • Organic products are used to combat the main fungal diseases found in the vineyard (mildew, oidium and botrytis), with the aim of eliminating residues in the wines.
  • Water use is optimised and measures are in place to take advantage of renewable energy sources, such as solar panels on the Maipo bodega.

Several tangible steps have been taken to meet the certification’s requirements:

VINEYARD

The vineyard area encompasses vineyard management, fertilizers and waste.
  • Green corridors are left between vine rows to avoid soil compaction and maintain biodiversity.
  • Natural compost is used as fertilizer.
  • Organic products are used to combat the main fungal diseases found in the vineyard (mildew, oidium and botrytis), with the aim of eliminating residues in the wines.
  • Drop irrigation is used in 75% of the vineyard.

THE WINEMAKING PROCESS

The process area encompasses the management of waste, water, energy and lighting throughout the winemaking process.
  • A recycling plan for containers and packaging has been implemented.
  • Water use in the offices and winery has been optimised. Measures have been put in place to increase the use of renewable energy, such as solar panels on the Maipo bodega.
  • Biodegradable cleaning and sanitizing products are used.
  • Suppliers are monitored and evaluated for their commitment to workplace safety and labour laws among other things.

CSR

CSR encompasses company policy and the protection of Baron Philippe de Rothschild workers and the community.
  • A health and safety department is responsible for preventing risk to workers.
  • Workers can take advantage of a continuous training plan throughout their career.
  • Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chile continuously monitors and evaluates the impact of its activities on the environment.