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Help the Ocean by Drinking Vino: Eco-Conscious Wine Label The Hidden Sea Has Launched in New Zealand

Here's how you can help save the environment by drinking one bottle of wine at a time.
By Emma Clark-Dow
September 13, 2023
By Emma Clark-Dow
September 13, 2023

Eco-conscious wine label The Hidden Sea has officially launched in New Zealand, bringing its sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, rosé and shiraz across the Tasman. But that's not all — the expansion of the Australian brand to Aotearoa means that it is one step closer of achieving its ambitious but important goal: removing one billion plastic bottles from the sea by 2030. 

Entrepreneur Justin Moran and former AFL star Richie Vandenberg, The Hidden Sea's founders, have partnered with ReSea Project, which works with communities to recover plastic waste that has been dumped in the waters surrounding their homes.

The Hidden Sea is contributing to this worthy effort by promising to remove and recycle ten plastic bottles for every one of its wines sold, until it hits that golden target of one billion. Over the past three years, the vino brand has assisted in removing and recycling more than 23 million bits of plastic waste.

The Hidden Sea co-founder Moran said the brand was "excited" to bring the wines to Aotearoa, recognising how much Kiwis care about our ocean and "prioritise sustainability".

"We look forward to having them on board to help us reach our goal of removing one billion plastic bottles from the ocean by 2030, whilst enjoying our beautiful wine," Moran said.

Now in stock at premium wine store Glengarry Wines, The Hidden Sea's name comes from its location on South Australia's Limestone Coast, which was once underwater — and now boasts rich soil that the brand's grapes benefit from.

The Hidden Sea's wines are available at Glengarry Wines, with more stockists coming soon. For more information, visit the brand's website.

Published on September 13, 2023 by Emma Clark-Dow
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