Certifying Sustainable Wines Since 2008

SIP Certified is dedicated to protecting the people and the planet by supporting sustainable winegrowing practices. 43 million bottles and counting are SIP Certified. Our winegrowers and winemakers understand that their actions have implications beyond the fence line.

Chris Hamell

Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills

The 16-Petal Lotus Black Belt

ust for the record, Chris Hamell is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Masters World Champion. He is also the vineyard manager at Bien Nacido and Solomon Hills in the Santa Maria Valley...

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Mark Pisoni

Pisoni Vineyards

Life is Better Lived Outdoors

Mark Pisoni loves the outdoors. It’s a welcomed attribute when your title is Vineyard Manager at Pisoni Vineyards. Over the years the Pisonis have helped establish the Santa Lucia Highlands as one of California’s top AVAs for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir...

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The Importance of Sustainable Certification
October 26, 2020

As consumers, it is increasingly important to us that we know the origins of what we’re putting into our bodies. When it comes to wine we have SIP Certified; this holistic approach to running a vineyard and winery accounts for habitat, water, energy, soil, recycling, air quality, packaging, pest management, social equity, and business management.



December Deadlines
October 27, 2020

There are just two SIP Certified items to complete in December and then we are off to a new year!