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.

Andrew Fles

Shady Lane Cellars

The Farm to Table Life

Andy Fles, vineyard manager of Shady Lane Cellars in Michigan, fondly remembers helping out on weekends at a friend’s U-Pick apple orchard. From fall harvests to winter pruning, the orchard was his first glimpse into a lifestyle of farming.

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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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Sustainable Sippers
November 17, 2020

Local winemakers keep both the palate and the planet in mind.


Upcoming Event

Calculate Your Water & Nitrogen Use (SIP Certified Ch. 14)
December 8, 2020

Calculating the amount of water and Nitrogen applied to a vineyard is important for tracking inputs and improving efficiency. If you are SIP Certified and want tips on how to complete Chapter 14 (due December 15, 2020) or if you want to take a deeper look at your resource use, join this webinar.



December Certification Tips
November 26, 2020

Submit year ends, renew certification and start documentation for 2021.