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.

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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Andy Niner

Niner Wine Estates

Blueberries and Ghosts

Niner Wine Estates has systematically replaced and upgraded vineyards, expanded the winery’s sustainable farming and winemaking programs, and created a reserve line of wines to showcase incredible fruit from their three estate vineyards.

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The Latest From SIP

Recent News

Sip for Scholars Event Raises Funds for Children of Central Coast Vineyard Workers
February 25, 2020

On Friday, February 28, 2020, Vineyard Team will be hosting a benefit for the Vineyard Team Educational Scholarship Fund from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Nine Wine Estates located at 2400 Highway 46 West in Paso Robles.


Upcoming Event

SIP with a Somm
April 7, 2020

We are very excited to host (in the wake of the current restrictions) SIP with a Somm online! Join Ian Adamo of Somm's Kitchen for an innovative new way to share food and wine pairings AND you can participate in your PJs! You can even order the wines and prepare your pairings at home to taste along with us.



Tips: Chapters 5 & 6 (Vineyard & Winery)
March 24, 2020

What to update this month.