Call for Applications for the 10th Annual California Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards
California vineyards and wineries are encouraged to apply for the prestigious 2024 California Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards.
Applications are now being accepted at greenmedal.org through Jan. 12, 2024, for the 10th annual awards, which are widely recognized throughout the wine industry.
Vineyards and wineries that participate in a sustainability program in California are eligible to apply in four award categories, recognizing
- Leader Award, given to the vineyard or winery that demonstrates success and innovation in all of the below three areas of sustainable winegrowing and inspires others.
- Environment Award, given to the vineyard or winery that best demonstrates Environmental Stewardship through maximized environmental benefits from implementing sustainable practices.
- Community Award, given to the vineyard or winery that is a Good Neighbor and Employer using the most innovative practices that enhance relations with employees, neighbors and/or communities.
- Business Award, given to the vineyard or winery that best demonstrates Smart Business through efficiencies, cost savings and innovation from implementing sustainable practices.
“The California Green Medal awards provide an annual opportunity to showcase vintners and winegrape growers who are deeply committed to environmentally and socially responsible practices,” said Allison Jordan, California Sustainable Winegrowing Association executive director. “We are especially excited to be celebrating the award’s 10th anniversary, and to acknowledge not only this year’s winners, but the nearly 40 wineries and vineyards that have received past awards.”