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Earth Day Celebration Weekend, April 27th & 28th

April 2, 2019

Earth Day Celebration Weekend, April 27th & 28th On Saturday the Castoro Cellars tasting room grounds will be transformed into a festival celebrating Earth Day from 12-4PM featuring live music by Dante Marsh, educational demonstrations, vineyard tours, local organic food samples, craft vendors and art.  Lunch available by Bethel Rd Kitchen & Etto Pasta and sweet treats by Clementine’s Mobile Cookie Cafe .  Free admission.  Wine Tasting $10/pp. Family-friendly! On Sunday enjoy an Organic Lunch in the Vines by Chef Nick Otto of Bethel Rd Kitchen, followed by a comprehensive Whale Rock Vineyard Tour and... [Read more...]


5/14 SIP Smart Seminar | Niner Wine Estates

March 22, 2019

May 14, 2019 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (lunch provided) Niner Wine Estates | 2400 Highway 46 West | Paso Robles, CA An event dedicated to sustainability: what it means to be SIP Certified and how to share your part in taking care of the people and the planet with customers. We are bringing together experts to share the latest: What is SIP Certified? Sustainable, Organic, Biodynamic Winegrowing Fact or Fiction Predators, Prey, & Pests - Zoo to You The Front Lines of Education: Vineyard Walk & Tasting Strength in Sustainability: New Branding Plan... [Read more...]


1/22 & 1/23 | FREE How To Get Certified Webinars

December 17, 2018

Join one of the free 30 minute webinars to get advice on how to best achieve certification for your vineyard, winery, and wines, review program rules, and learn how to use the online database. January 22, 2019 | 9:00 am | Click to Join the Day of the Meeting January 23 2019 | 9:00 am | Click to Join the Day of the Meeting [Read more...]


12/5 Water and Nitrogen Use Webinar (Chapter 14)

November 7, 2018

This webinar walks you through SIP Certified® Standards Chapter 14 Year End Water and Nitrogen Use Reports which are due December 14, 2018. Dec 5, 2018 | 9:00am ADD TO CALENDAR     Calculating the amount of water and Nitrogen applied to a vineyard are important for tracking inputs and improving efficiency. This webinar will include how to interpret soil and water analysis reports and how to calculate total water applied from irrigation, frost protection, and rainfall plus total nitrogen applied from fertilizer, compost, and water. Craig Macmillan of Vineyard Team will guide participants through... [Read more...]


12/4 Water and Nitrogen Use Workshop (Chapter 14)

October 23, 2018

This tailgate walks you through SIP Certified® Standards Chapter 14 Year End Water and Nitrogen Use Reports which are due December 14, 2018. Dec 4, 2018 | 9:00am to 12:00pm ADD TO CALENDAR Castoro Cellars | 1315 N. Bethel Road | Templeton, CA 93465 VIEW MAP     Calculating the amount of water and Nitrogen applied to a vineyard are important for tracking inputs and improving efficiency. This workshop will include how to interpret soil and water analysis reports and how to calculate total water applied from irrigation, frost protection, and rainfall plus total nitrogen... [Read more...]


Fall Staff Training – Sustainability in Action: SIP Certified Explained

July 12, 2018

We invite hospitality, marketing, and sales staff teams to learn about SIP Certified and experience sustainable winegrowing practices in action this harvest. Register for the event nearest you. Let us show you what it means to be SIP Certified: Expand your understanding of the three P's of sustainability - People, Planet, Prosperity Learn how consumers purchase wine from recent research Find marketing tools to communicate your dedication to sustainability Get into the field to see a sustainable harvest and learn how to tell your customers about your good work (remember dirt friendly shoes) Registration Closed.... [Read more...]


Certificate of Awesome: SIP Smart Seminar

April 16, 2018

A coyote, winery water conservation, local produce, retail displays, half marathons, and Carmenere wine. These were just some of the fun happenings at the April 11, 2018 SIP Smart Seminar hosted at Niner Wine Estates. We brought together experts to share the latest: Research on Today’s Wine Buyer Winegrowing: Fact or Fiction Water Conservation Essentials Predators, Prey, and Pests Techniques to Cross Train Your Team Rare Varietals Wine Tasting All this to help the participants in SIP Certified learn more about sustainability and how to talk about their great work with their customers. We are... [Read more...]


SIP Certified Vineyard Tour & Talk

April 5, 2018

Hilliard Bruce invites you to join Shannon Gledhill of Coastal Vineyard Care on a tour through the vineyard. Learn about how Hilliard Bruce is dedicated to preserving and protecting the environment, and the specific ways our vineyard is Sustainibility in Practice (SIP) certified. End the afternoon by returning to our LEED winery for a full flight of our estate wines, and a sandwich lunch. Date: May 6, 2018 Time: 10:30am-1:00pm Buy Tickets: Hilliard Bruce [Read more...]


Host Owl Man | Get Your Customers Talking

March 1, 2018

Host life-sized Owl Man cutout in your tasting room or at your next event. Your customers will want to know more about this life-sized figure and his owl, giving you an opportunity to talk about your dedication to sustainability with an eager audience. How it Works Contact Beth Vukmanic Lopez | 805.466.2288 | beth@sipcertified.org Get a life-sized Owl Man plus talking points for your staff Snap a picture and use #SIPwithowlman Have fun! Having Owl Man at the tasting room definitely brought our sustainability practices to life. Our customers wanted to know who he was... [Read more...]


4/11/18 | SIP Smart Seminar

January 18, 2018

April 11, 2018 | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Niner Wine Estates Craft Winery | Paso Robles, CA This educational event is geared toward your whole team - whether you work in the vineyard, tasting room, marketing, or sales, this seminar will help you maximize the value and benefits of being SIP Certified. We are bringing together experts to share the latest: Research on Today's Wine Buyer Winegrowing: Fact or Fiction Water Conservation Essentials Predators, Prey, and Pests Techniques to Cross Train Your Team Rare Varietals Wine Tasting Free for SIP Certified attendees | $30... [Read more...]