The certification is a process transparent and independent, which is based biannual audits carried out by certifying companies registered in the register of certification of Sustainability Code. What is “certified” is the sustainable management of the company, obtaining the right to use the stamp of “Certified Sustainable Wine of Chile”.
The Code’s requirements are part of a long-term vision, based on the combination of environmental principles, social equity and economic viability.
There is a Compliance Standard and a Checklist that contains the requirement and scores for area. It also has a General Regulation, which describes criteria, procedures and requirements for certification.
The Code allows wine companies to be certified in the Green, Red, and Orange Areas and for individual grape producers to be certified in the Green Area and wineries in the Red Area.