By Amy Looker
Taylors Eighty Acres label, the world’s first 100 per cent carbon-neutral range of wines, has been given the international nod of approval this week following news that the company will be the exclusive wine at an official function hosted by the Australian Ambassador for Climate Change, Louise Hand, at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen.
Released in September this year, the Eighty Acres range was specifically requested by the Ambassador to be poured at the event, which is part of the world’s most important environmental forum.
The announcement follows news that Taylors has signed a deal to distribute its Eighty Acres range in Denmark through various embassies, Copenhagen airport the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen, the world’s first low-energy, carbon-neutral hotel.
Third generation CEO of Taylors Wines, Mitchell Taylor, said the company is delighted to be showcasing its wines on such a platform.
“We’re thrilled to supply our wines to such an important group of environmental leaders during the biggest environmental conference the world has ever seen. We’ve invested heavily in Eighty Acres to make it the world’s first 100 per cent carbon-neutral range of wines based on the international standard for Life Cycle Assessment and we hope our contribution is just one of many for the sustainability of our environment. Climate change will affect the global wine industry greatly and our family business treats this issue very seriously,” said Taylor.