What are Eco-Friendly Wines?
For Sea Change Wine, eco-friendly wines mean two things:
1. Minimal packaging:
We have minimised all Sea Change packaging to reduce our environmental impact: we use lighter-weight glass bottles, renewable plant-based closures and label paper from sustainable forests made in part from grape waste.
With original art from our designer Katie Hannah, Sea Change bottles feature a range of aesthetically pleasing labels which are perfect as gifts for wine lovers.
2. Contributions to charity partners:
With every 75cl bottle of Sea Change purchased, we contribute a minimum of 25 euro cents to our charity partners.
From Clean Coasts to the Olive Ridley Project, the projects our partners help facilitate range in size and scale, but they all have one common goal: to protect the ocean. We’ve already raised €300,000 for our partners, which has funded vital research and supported our charity partner, Ocean Generation, who were behind the amazing film ‘A Plastic Ocean.’
There is, however, much more work to be done. So, why not purchase a bottle (or 6) of Sea Change wines and help us turn the tide!
GREAT WINE WITHOUT THE UNNECESSARY PLASTIC
ENJOYING GREAT WINE SHOULDN'T HARM OUR OCEANS
At Sea Change Wine, we believe that enjoying great wine shouldn’t harm the earth. Sea Change was created to make ocean-friendly drinking an easy and sustainable choice for people that love wine, and also love our planet.
Delicious wine, in beautifully designed labels, and with no unnecessary plastic packaging - much better for our planet! We still have work to do, and we're busy working on ways we can reduce our impact even further.
Simply choose a bottle or a case of Sea Change wines from our carefully selected range - you can do this in the confidence that not only will the wines taste delicious (just check out our Vivino ratings!) but also, for every bottle you buy, a donation will be made to ocean conservation charities.
OUR OCEANS ARE IN DANGER
Whether it's plastic, overfishing, global warming, tourism or pollutants, our oceans are under attack.
Yet they are vital to our survival! They provide us with water, air, fish, and bio-diversity that literally keeps our planet alive.
Our oceans are the heart and soul of our planet. Without them, we would cease to exist. Not only does the ocean supply us with water, but it produces half the world's oxygen.
It also stores 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere.
At Sea Change, we’re passionate about two things, wine and protecting our oceans. Stopping plastic from entering the oceans is a large part of ocean conservation, with many projects around the world dedicating themselves to the cause.
You can read more across our site - or check out some of our ocean charity partners, such as the Clean Coasts, or Ocean Generation.
OUR OCEAN-FRIENDLY RANGE
We make it easy for you to choose a wine or wine gift for any occasion – from a family BBQ or quiet night in with Netflix after a long day at work - to Birthdays and Valentines’ Day, Father’s Day or Mother’s Day – or just to say “thank you”.
Here’s a quick view of the wines we currently offer – with new wines being added to our range all the time. All our wines are vegan too.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR ECO-CREDENTIALS
Is your wine eco-friendly?
Yes We work with producers that share our values, and support ocean charities doing incredible work
Do you use plastic in your packaging?
No (we never use plastic, not even recycled plastic, as there is a risk it will end up back in our oceans)
What charities do you support?
We support a range of ocean charities in each of the countries where we have a presence - the UK, Ireland and Hong Kong. These include Ocean Generation, Clean Coasts, Sea-Changers, The Olive Ridley Project, The International SeaKeepers Society, Bermuda Zoological Society, Ocean Wise and others
How much do you donate to ocean charities?
In 2022, we hit a milestone of 300,000 euros raised for ocean conservation
Does every bottle count?
Yes! For every bottle sold, we contribute a minimum of 25 euro cents to ocean charities
Is the wine sustainably sourced?
Yes We work with a carefully chosen range of smaller producers that share our values
Can I gift wrap?
No (our goal is sustainability and minimal packaging - but you can add a gift message - see gifting page for more information)
Are your wines vegan?
Yes. All of Sea Change Ireland's wines are vegan
Are your wines organic?
We don’t currently have organic wines available in Ireland, but we are always reviewing our range. Please follow us on social media for updates.
OUR ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING
As well as removing plastic from the boxes, wrapping and labels we use for posting out your delicious wines, we've changed the way our bottles are packaged too.
Have you noticed that most bottles of wine have a plastic wrap covering the cork?
We believe this is unnecessary, so have removed them. We have minimised all Sea Change packaging to reduce our environmental impact: we use lighter-weight glass bottles, renewable plant-based closures and label paper from sustainable forests made in part from grape waste.