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A list of certified wines to date.

2024
Guides

List of all Code Workbook prerequisite practices with Code language and score.

2024
Presentations

Zoom of the requirements to certify wine. Passcode: ?sB0&G$D

 

2024
Guides

A list of all CCSW accredited auditors.

2024
Presentations

Webinar recording for certified participants seeking renewal ( Passcode: g6txH^g1).

2024
Presentations

The presentation slides from the 2024 Certification Renewal Webinar.

2024
Presentations

Webinar recording of the Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP) and Certification. Designed for New Applicants. Passcode: H1CR0z%r

2023
Guides

Learn where and how logos and written claims are used. 

2023
Guides

Guidance for the Code Workbook as part of Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing.

2023
Guides

This document identifies the steps for initial certification (new applicants).

2023
Guides

A summary of Code updates for the 2024 Self-Assessment.

2023
Guides

Certification Guidebook: requirements, prerequisites, steps and guidelines. 

2023
Guides

The cost estimates associated with certification.

2023
Guides

A list of prerequisite practices, requirements, and instructions to run reports. 

2023
Guides

Tips on preparing for a successful desk audit.

2023
Handouts

CSWA's recognizes comparable vineyard programs, allowing certified wineries to source certified grapes from other programs.

2023
Worksheets

Template to help winery staff create talking points on their sustainability certifications. 

2023
Templates & Forms

Signate template for certification participants to customize and print for use in tasting rooms and at events.  

2023
Handouts

Tips for how to incorporate sustainability messages into your communications strategy. 

2023
Handouts

This tool helps growers and vintners evaluate the potential benefits and investments associated with the first year of certification.

2023
Guides

Explains the process for custom crush wineries and their clients to certify wine. 

2023
Templates & Forms

Review prior to the COC Audit to prepare supporting documentation for the COC Audit.

2023
Handouts

A two page overview of Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing program. 

2023
Handouts

This handout contains resources on DEI, Bias, Microaggression, Non-Racist vs. Anti-Racist, and training programs.

2021
Templates & Forms

This form must be completed and submitted prior to bottling and labeling a wine bearing the CCSW wine logo and prior to the COC Audit. 

2020
Videos

This 10 minute video explains how to use the DIY Winery Energy Audit Tool.

2020
Worksheets

Worksheet to identify, implement and manage energy efficiency opportunities within a winery. 

2020
Interactive Tools

Download this Excel tool contains to learn how to identify, implement and manage energy efficiency opportunities within a winery.

2020
Templates & Forms

The following template serves as a guide to assist growers in creating a customized Integrated Pest Management Plan. This template is primarily relevant to Chapter 6 “Pest Management” of the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing.

2020
Templates & Forms

The following template serves as a guide to assist growers in creating a customized management plan that addresses air quality and climate change. This template is primarily relevant to Chapter 16 “Air Quality” of the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing.

2020
Guides

See which deadline group is most appropriate by using this guide.

2020
Interactive Tools

Complete the questionnaire to help meet the certification prerequisite for 2-2 Environmental Compliance Planning.

2020
Guides

This checklist helps ensure your continued certification year after year.

2020
Interactive Tools

Complete the questionnaire to help meet the certification prerequisite for 2-2 Environmental Compliance Planning.

2020
Guides

This is a step by step guide outlining the process of the chain of custody audit required to use the certified wine logo.

2020
Guides

This document contains the CCSW red and yellow listed (prohibited and/or restricted) crop protection materials.

2020
Templates & Forms

Complete this form when using crop protection materials from the yellow list. 

2020
Templates & Forms

This template can be completed to fulfill the action plan requirement, or participants can choose to use another written format that suits their needs.

2020
Templates & Forms

The following template serves as a guide to assist growers in creating a customized management plan that addresses air quality and climate change.  This template is primarily relevant to Chapter 16 “Air Quality” of the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing.  

2020
Templates & Forms

A sample word document to document internal COC procedures (downloads as a Microsoft Word document upon clicking)

2020
Guides

The compiled PowerPoint slides from the 2020 Certified Participant Webinar.

2020
Guides

Metrics guidance document that includes details on what needs to be measured, recorded and calculated to meet the metrics requirement.

2020
Worksheets

This worksheet develops a water use inventory for the winery.

2018
Interactive Tools

This tool can be used to create a cost efficient dust control strategy to protect air quality. 

2017
Interactive Tools

Compare the financial cost of air blast dilute sprayers and electrostatic sprayers.

2017
Templates & Forms

An excel weed scouting template and handout to help growers assess and identify their weeds.

2017
Interactive Tools

Use this tool to identify the highest water using activities to understand where water is being used throughout the winery.

2017
Worksheets

Tool for assessing energy-consuming processes and ways to reduce energy consumption. 

2017
Interactive Tools

Use this tool to create an effective sustainable water management strategy that helps save both water and money. 

2017
Templates & Forms

An excel based scouting template and a handout on identifying and treating hot spots, and using economic thresholds.

2017
Interactive Tools

Use this tool to estimate the volume of solid waste generated at your winery and identify opportunities for reduction. 

2017
Interactive Tools

Use this web-based tool to assess the costs and economic benefits of implementing vine disease preventative practices.

2017
Worksheets

A worksheet for evaluating distribution uniformity in your vineyard drip irrigation system. 

2016