Accepting Applications for 2024 SIP Certified
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Accepting Applications for 2024 SIP Certified

posted: January 8, 2024

If you produce high-quality wines through responsible practices that treat the people and the planet with care and respect, you've probably considered an official Sustainable certification.

The Gold Standard Certification Program

SIP Certified is the strictest program of its kind to assess the environmental and social sustainability of vineyards and wineries.

With 120 non-negotiable standards that touch every level of the business, achieving SIP Certified distinguishes a brand in the market.

Today, over 46 thousand certified acres and five wineries across three states, plus over 60.3 million bottles of SIP Certified wine are proof that farmers and winemakers see the value in and embody the ethos of adopting sustainable practices.

Get Started Today!

  1. Create an application.
  2. Document the Standards.
  3. Complete your audit between March 15 and July 15.

Learn more about vineyard and winery certification here.


Show Your Dedication

Property Sign

When you get SIP Certified, you'll receive a double-sided metal sign to post at your property so your visitors know that your wine was made sustainably right when they arrive.


Certified Wines


Any wine made with at least 85% SIP Certified fruit can get certified and put the logo on the bottle.

Fruit can be estate grown or purchased!


POS Materials

SIP Certified members get access to SIP Shop materials for free!

Case sleeves, case cards, and more.



We're Here to Help!


Have questions about the program, process, or database? We're here to help!

You can schedule a call to talk about your unique situation, or get a virtual tour of the database.

Check out our database tutorials for step-by-step instructions for navigating the database and learning about the program.

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Member Tips

Get certification tips, reminders, resources, and more delivered to your inbox twice each month.

Marketing Tips

Learn how to incorporate your message of sustainability into your marketing efforts and communications.

Staff Training

Training your staff to talk about your brand's value of sustainability is just as important as training them to talk about your wine selection.

When you get SIP Certified, you can schedule an in-person or virtual training with us.

We’ll help get your team up to speed on your new certification so they can spread the word with your customers.


Reach out to us any time with questions or feedback.

Thank you for supporting sustainable winegrowing!


SIP Certified is a program of Vineyard Team, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable winegrowing since 1994.