First official organic vineyard in Coonawarra

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY: Koonara Wines owner Dru Reschke at his organically certified vineyard in Coonawarra.

THE first organic vineyard has been officially recognised in Coonawarra following Koonara Wines being certified to Australian Organic Standards.

Despite already practicing viticulture for 10 years, the winery has now gained official certification.

“We have not used any pesticides or herbicides in our Coonawarra vineyards for over a decade as it can rob the soil of nearly all the good micro-fungi,” Koonara Wines owner Dru Reschke said.

“The vineyard is like our bodies, get the nutrition right and it


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