Certifying Sustainable Wines Since 2008

SIP Certified is dedicated to protecting the people and the planet by supporting sustainable winegrowing practices. 40 million bottles and counting are SIP Certified. Our winegrowers and winemakers understand that their actions have implications beyond the fence line.

Kurt Gollnick

Scheid Family Vineyards

Farming is a Lot Like Soccer

Kurt Gollnick was born to farm. He received a BS degree in agricultural business management from Cal Poly and spent seven years as a vineyard manager in Santa Maria before joining Scheid Family Wines back in 1988. Today, Kurt is the company’s COO...

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Brian Talley

Talley Vineyards

We Got Your Fruits and Vegetables

The Talley Family has been growing vegetables in the Arroyo Grande Valley since 1948. In 1982 they planted a test plot of grapes on the west hillside of what is now their Rincon Vineyard...

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Wrath Wines Swan/828 Pinot Noir 2017
December 10, 2019

Check out this review of Wrath Wines Pinot Noir 2017, Certified by SIP!


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ReSIProcal February
February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020

Are you are a member of one of these participating brands? If yes, get two complimentary tastings in February and celebrate sustainable wines during ReSIProcal wine tasting month!



Tips: Chapter 3 & 4 (Vineyard & Winery)
December 1, 2019

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