How do I book an audit for the Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standards of Sustainable Practice?

Audits to the Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standards of Sustainable Practice (Viticulture or Winery), are required to be undertaken on a triennal basis for businesses to maintain certification. When preparing for your first audit, it is recommended to have a minimum of 3 months’ program records established. To schedule and

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Why do I need to undertake Freshcare Training for the Sustainability Standards?

The requirement for Freshcare training in the AWISSP-VIT and AWISSP-WIN Standards is to ensure each participating business has at least one trained representative on-site that has been trained in the use and implementation of the Standard(s), the interpretation of requirements and verification and record-keeping that must be maintained to demonstrate

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I’m a new member of Sustainable Winegrowing Australia what does Freshcare provide the program?

Freshcare is the certification program owner that manages the development, application, and certification processes of the Freshcare Standards provided for voluntary use by industry. The Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standards of Sustainable Practice – Edition 1 in both Viticulture (AWISSP-VIT1), and Winery (AWISSP-WIN1), were developed to support the Australian Wine

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When do I need to update from the Environmental Code to the Sustainability Standard?

Registered businesses that had previously participated or received training in the Freshcare Environmental Viticulture or Environmental Winery Codes of Practice will need to transition to the Freshcare Australian Wine Industry Standard of Sustainable Practice – Viticulture (AWISSP-VIT1) or Winery (AWISSP-WIN1), by 1 January 2021.  From 1 January 2021, only audits to

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What is Sustainable Winegrowing Australia?

Sustainable Winegrowing Australia is Australia’s national program for grape growers and winemakers to demonstrate and continuously improve their sustainability in the vineyard and winery through the environmental, social, and economic aspects of their businesses. The program takes a holistic approach to managing, supporting and promoting sustainability. It is administered by

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