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SIP Certified at WiVi

March 11, 2016

SIP Certified is a proud sponsor of WiVi Central Coast, the premier wine and viticulture symposium and trade show in Central California. 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. The day-and-a-half conference and one-day tradeshow features concurrent sessions by top industry leaders on regional viticulture, enology and DTC topics and gives attendees the opportunity to understand and experience new trends and technology. Come learn about SIP Certified Tuesday, March 15,... [Read more...]

​SIP Certified Honored with 2015 Integrated Pest Management Innovator Award​

January 25, 2016

Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certified is proud to announce it is being honored this year for its ongoing efforts to promote sustainability in the wine industry. The rigorous California wide program represents 40,000 certified acres and 2 million cases of certified wine. SIP Certified challenges growers and wine producers to implement practices that impact the earth, its people, and future generations while offering consumers a trustworthy seal to aid in making educated purchases. On January 28, SIP Certified will receive the coveted Integrated Pest Management Innovator Award from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)... [Read more...]

SIP & International Green Industry Hall of Fame Award

January 20, 2016

(Fresno, CA) – The best practices in the green industry will be showcased and recognized at the sixth annual International Green Industry Hall of Fame (IGIHOF) Conference and Induction Ceremony on March 9 in Clovis, CA. The event’s theme is “Celebrating Agriculture, Water and Energy.” Industry leaders will participate in workshops and panel discussions with a keynote address given by Jim Kor, owner of an international design firm headquartered in Canada. Mr. Kor is on a quest to build the world’s greenest car - an Urbee - through company he founded called Kor Ecologic, and... [Read more...]

2016 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

January 14, 2016

SIP Certified & Vineyard Team staff will be in attendance at UWGS, so please swing by to say hello and learn more about upcoming Vineyard Team events, SIP Certified, Earth Day Food & Wine, and the Sustainable Ag Expo. *BOOTH 614* January 26-28, 2016 | Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA The Unified Wine & Grape Symposium is held annually in Sacramento, California and is the largest event of its kind in the western hemisphere. Serving as a clearinghouse for practical information important to wine and grape industry professionals, the Unified Symposium also hosts a trade... [Read more...]

Free “Green Fire” Screening on Feb 6

January 12, 2016

Halter Ranch, in conjunction with the Aldo Leopold Foundation, is hosting a free screening of the Emmy® Award winning  film "Green Fire" on Saturday, February 6 at 3pm in the big barn. They will be joined by Estelle Leopold (Aldo Leopold's one surviving daughter), who will introduce the film and speak of her time with her father at the farm in Sand County.  Please join Halter Ranch at 8910 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles. Call 805-226-9455 to reserve your spot. [Read more...]

Fialta Releases iTunes Single to Promote Sustainable Farming

October 6, 2015

100% of proceeds from October downloads will benefit SIP Certified/The Vineyard Team SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif—October 1, 2015 — Today, San Luis Obispo band Fialta releases a cover of Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon” to iTunes. During the month of October, 100% of net proceeds will benefit The Vineyard Team, a local non-profit organization. (Available online at The Vineyard Team is the organization behind SIP Certified, the rigorous, third-party designation which verifies that wines and vineyards have been attended to with sustainable best practices, from water monitoring and soil health to employee care. Through The Vineyard... [Read more...]

Earth Day Food & Wine Weekend 2015

August 10, 2015

Earth Day Food & Wine Weekend 2015 The Earth Day Food and Wine Main event delivers a top quality food and wine experience paired with a casual, low-key atmosphere, all while celebrating the passionate people behind a sustainable food movement. Nestled under the oaks at Castoro Cellars in Templeton, California on April 23, premiere entry begins at 1pm, with general admission at 2pm.  Wear your boots, wear your flip-flops. Relax at VIP tables, or enjoy yourself picnic style. Event proceeds benefit educational scholarships for relatives of farmworkers and Spanish education programs of the Vineyard Team. April 22-24, 2015 | Castoro Cellars |... [Read more...]

Cooking for Solutions Make it Sustainable Weekend

August 10, 2015

Cooking for Solutions Make it Sustainable Weekend Learn how easy it is to live an ocean-friendly lifestyle during this weekend of fun culinary experiences at the Aquarium. Celebrate National Seafood Month with us and join celebrity chefs and personalities John Ash, Alton Brown, Sam Choy, William Dissen, Nathan Lyon and Nico Romo for two days of free family-friendly programs, cooking demos and tastings, plus The Party with Alton Brown—a lively, adults-only ticketed bash featuring wine, beer and sustainable cuisine. Activities include: Sustainable Foods Celebration throughout the Aquarium on Saturday and Sunday with tastings Cooking demos by... [Read more...]

Second Annual Sustainable Seafood Expo

August 10, 2015

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is hosting its second annual Sustainable Seafood Expo. A showcase for restaurants and seafood purveyors striving to provide smart seafood alternatives with less impact on the marine environment. Come sample seafood, wine, craft beers and other beverages and find out how you can support sustainability in your everyday life. The event is located at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, CA. October 11, 2015 | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium | San Pedro, CA | 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)   [Read more...]

Speaking and Pouring at Women In Green Forum

July 9, 2015

The Women In Green Forum has emerged as the premier conference series highlighting women's impact on the environmental industry. From the White House to Fortune 500 company leaders, the annual program features the environmental industry's brightest and most innovative speakers. SIP Certified looks forward to hosting a workshop on sustainability in the wine industry and sponsoring the evening reception with SIP Certified wines. August 26, 2015 | TreePeople Conference Center | Beverly Hills, CA [Read more...]