Final Review of Inspector Comments
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Final Review of Inspector Comments

June 30


Final Review of Inspector Comments

If your inspector needs more documentation for your Standards, they will leave notes in the database.

  1. Log in to the database
  2. Click Get Started
  3. Click on your property
  4. Look for chapters with "!" and click on those chapters
  5. Click the subchapter with "!" (e.g 11.1: Worker Orientation and Human Resources Policies)
  6. Review the inspector's comments in the yellow box above the Standard and update your documentation

Eligibility Timeline

  • July 15 – Complete your inspections
  • August – Certification Advisory Committee (CAC) votes on eligibility.
  • Late August – Notification of eligibility
  • September/ October – After certification is finalized with the payment of fees, you will receive a certification letter, certificate, marketing materials, and property sign (new applicants)
  • December 1 – Renew certification for 2023 (takes less than 5 minutes!)
  • December 15:
    • Vineyards complete Year-End 9.1.1 (July – Nov. pesticide use reports) and Chapter 14.
    • Wineries complete 3.1.1 Noise Testing every three years.

Please note applicants are subject to a late fee ($250-$500) for documentation received by the inspector after July 25, 2022  and January 2, 2023.

Ag Order 4.0

Vineyard Team is working with Preservation Inc. to demonstrate that SIP Certified growers are achieving final Nitrogen discharge limits, therefore, exempting them from reporting an INMP summary report. This negotiation is still in process and we will keep you posted about updates.

Click here to read more from the Vineyard Team Ag Order 4.0 page.