This 2020 Certification Report details major accomplishments of Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing and certified vineyards and wineries. The 2020 report marks the 10-year anniversary of the program's launch.
This handout features the top 3 reasons to get (and stay) certified, a tool that can help estimate the dollar value derived from certification, highlights of market research showing the interest in sustainable certification, tips to effectively communicate about your certification, and a summary of certification requirements and logos.
The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA), Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) report on the level of adoption of sustainable winegrowing practices in California every 5 years, beginning with the first report in 2004 and a subsequent report in 2009.
CSWA, Wine Institute and CAWG present its second major report measuring the level of sustainable practices among vintners and growers on a statewide basis. The report contains evaluation results collected from over 200 workshop and represents vineyard and winery assessment results for about 62% percent of the California's 240 million case production and 68% of its 526,000 wine acres.
A 31:03 minute video featuring moderator: Chris Savage of E. & J. Gallo Winery, and Panelists: Bill Cooper of Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards, Kim Ledbetter Bronson of Vino Farms, Neil Roberts of Roberts Vineyard Management, and Steve Smit of Constellation Wines U.S.
>CSWA, Wine Institute and CAWG present its first report measuring the level of sustainable practices among vintners and growers. The evaluation results represent about 40 percent of the California's 260 million case production and 25 percent of its 529,000 wine acres.