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.

Linda and Chris Behr

Oso Libre

Where’s The Beef?

Having founded Behr Building Inc., Linda and Chris Behr knew how to build stuff, but they really didn’t know much about growing grapes or making wine.

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Karl Wittstrom

Ancient Peaks Winery

Cowboys Make Better Wines

Karl Wittstrom – that’s him on horseback ‑ was born into a ranching family in the Paso Robles region of California. These days he’s co-owner and operations manager at Margarita Vineyard and Ancient Peaks Winery...

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Recent News

Giving Back: Social Responsibility
June 9, 2020

With conscious consumerism on the rise, it’s important to not only invest in social responsibility but to be proud of what you’re doing. Let’s take a look at some community building charities from SIP Certified members and hope it sparks ideas for future initiatives. Big or small, wineries helping in their respective communities make all the difference.


Upcoming Event

How California Wine is Leading the Way in Sustainable Winegrowing
July 9, 2020

In this webinar we will hear from the three most significant certification organizations in California, SIP, Napa Green and CSWA. These certifiers will be in conversation with WOTVS members J. Lohr Winery, Opus One Winery and Hope Family Wines. We will explore the objectives of sustainable winegrowing and what it means for California wine now and in the future.



Eligibility Process
June 30, 2020

Deadlines for 2020 SIP Certified.