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2/2 Sustainable Winegrowing Summit 2018 | Verona, Italy

January 12, 2018

SIP Certified is thrilled to participate in the first Sustainable Winegrowing Summit hosted in Verona, Italy by the Valpolicella Wine Board (Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella). On February 2, 2018, we join Olga Bussinello (Consorzio per la Tutela dei Vini Valpolicella), Willi Klinger (Austrian Wine Marketing Board), Steve Lohr (California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance), James Hook (McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association), Stephanie L. Bolton (Lodi Sustainable Winegrowing Commission) with Moderator Maurizio Belpietro, to discuss “The State of the Art” of sustainable winegrowing programs. Ciao! [Read more...]

12/5 Water and Nitrogen Use Workshop

October 25, 2017

Dec 5, 2017 | 9:00am to 12:00pm ADD TO CALENDAR Castoro Cellars | 1315 N. Bethel Rd. | Templeton, CA VIEW MAP Register Calculating the amount of water and Nitrogen applied to a vineyard are important for tracking inputs and improving efficiency. This workshop will include how to interpret soil and water analysis reports and how to calculate total water applied from irrigation, frost protection, and rainfall plus total nitrogen applied from fertilizer, compost, and water. Paul Crout of Vineyard Professional Services will guide participants through the process of calculating total water used and total... [Read more...]

Sustainability in Action: SIP Certified Explained

June 29, 2017

We invite hospitality, marketing and sales staff to learn about SIP Certified and experience sustainable winegrowing practices in action this harvest. Register for the event nearest you. Let us show you what it means to be SIP Certified: Get into the field to see a sustainable harvest Expand your understanding of the three P's of sustainability - People, Planet, Prosperity Learn how to talk to your customers about sustainability Registration is Closed   Meeting Dates & Locations [table id=4 /]   [Read more...]

Environmental Leader Awards SIP Certified with Project of the Year

June 7, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT: Faith Wells FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2017 Atascadero, Calif., — Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certified, a rigorous third-party certification program for vineyards and wineries, is pleased to share they have been awarded Project of the Year from the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. Considered a model project by judges, SIP Certified has been recognized for their dedication to preserving and protecting natural and human resources. “SIP Certified is a practical approach to translating sustainability goals to business practices in the real world. Its strength comes from being focused on serving... [Read more...]

Sustainable Winegrowing at Monterey Winemakers’ Celebration

April 26, 2017

Find out how SIP Certified puts sustainability into practice at the Monterey Winemakers' Celebration. Set on the streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, this iconic food and wine festival is Sunday, May 7th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Chat with winemakers and chefs. Enjoy the incredible wines and culinary abundance from one of the world’s premiere wine regions in one of the world’s quaintest villages. [Read more...]

SIP Smart Seminar | March 29, 2017

January 19, 2017

March 29, 2017 8:00 am - 1:30 pm | Niner Wine Estates | Paso Robles, CA This educational event is geared toward all SIP Certified teams. Whether your team works in the vineyard, tasting room, or sales, this seminar will help you maximize the value and benefits of your certification. Sharing information with peers and experts, you will: Improve your communication of sustainability Learn about field specific sustainable practices View native predators, prey, and pests Explore free marketing and communication tools Learn how to manage documentation from program veterans Understand the research behind messaging sustainability Free... [Read more...]

WiVi Central Coast | March 15

August 16, 2016

SIP Certified is the proud Community Sponsor of WiVi Central Coast, is the premier wine and viticulture symposium and trade show in Central California. Now the largest wine industry event south of San Francisco, WiVi boasts 45,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space with nearly 200 exhibits and hundreds of new products, product demonstrations, educational seminars and networking opportunities for winemakers, grape growers, winery owners and managers. This one-day conference and tradeshow features sessions by top industry leaders on regional viticulture, enology and DTC topics and gives attendees the opportunity to understand and experience new trends... [Read more...]

SIP at HMI’s 2016 Gathering

July 26, 2016

SIP Certified is pleased to be the wine sponsor for Holistic Management International's 2016 Gathering October 14-16, 2016 at Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California. Cultivating Community: Land, Food, Health is no ordinary conference! Let’s grow together through a field day at an innovative ranch, fine dining, farm-fresh local foods and sessions on numerous sustainable topics that matter to you, making this an event you won’t forget. Connect with innovative, solution-oriented and passionate farmers, ranchers, conservationists, authors, natural food/health professionals and our own Holistic Management community. Space is limited so register today! Registration closes September 15,... [Read more...]

SLO Wine Country Branding Seminar – June 6

June 2, 2016

June 6th, 2016 Edna Valley Vineyard 9am: Informational Seminar 1:30pm: Informational Seminar 3pm-4pm: Trade Tasting To familiarize and standardize tasting room, winery staff and tourism partners with the key talking points of SLO Wine Country. Introduction (8 min)—Heather Muran, SLO Wine Country Association - Overview of SLO Wine Country and presentation of speakers. History of the Wine Region (10-15 min)—Clay Thompson, Claiborne & Churchill Vintners - Presenting the history of SLO Wine Country and the Edna Valley AVA/Arroyo Grande AVAs. SLO Wine Country Terroir (10-15 min)—TBD - Present range of soil types/climate/unique attributes of SLO... [Read more...]

#DrinkSustainably for Earth Month

March 28, 2016

Get Social - @SIPcertified Snap a pic of your Earth Month SIP Certified wine displays OR Post the #owlman pic Use “Celebrate Earth Month with sustainable wines #drinksustainably @SIPcertified” Post to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and wherever else you share Look for SIP in stores Earth Month materials are already in stores from Santa Barbara to Monterey. Snap a pic of your wine and share. [Read more...]