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.

Jim Stollberg

Maverick Farming Company

A Tale of Two Seasons

Jim Stollberg finds himself standing in fields quite often. Between managing a few thousand acres of vineyards around the Central Coast and coaching his twin sons’ baseball teams through the years, Jim finds balance in the changing of his seasons.

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Niels and Bimmer Udsen

Castoro Cellars

Creating a Sustainable Community

From their beginnings, the Udsens always look at farming practices of yesteryear to serve as alternatives to spraying harmful chemicals on their vineyards. Using practices like tilling, they understand their soil, as their community, is a living, breathin

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April 23, 2020

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Strategizing Social Media in 2020
July 15, 2020

The vast Social Media landscape can feel overwhelming and daunting for brands big and small. Creating winning strategies that are manageable, drive sales, and increase brand engagement are crucial for success across all available platforms. Join a panel of seasoned social media marketers from both the wine and non-wine industries as they discuss strategies for social media wins.



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