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Videos

A discussion of how to leverage your sustainability work in communications and storytelling.

2024
Videos

Dr. Liz Thach, MW, President of Wine Market Council, discussed consumer perceptions on the importance of sustainability. 

2024
Videos

Social Sustainability is about how business impact people, including employees and customers.

2024
Videos

A panel discussion on sustainable supply chain purchasing and responsible packaging decisions in the wine industry.

2024
Videos

Robert P. Koch, President and CEO of Wine Institute, discussed the importance of sustainability for the U.S. Wine Industry. 

2024
Videos

Allison Jordan, Executive Director of CSWA and VP of Environmental Affairs of Wine Institute welcomes attendees to the 2024 Summit.

2024
Report

A list of certified wines to date.

2024
Handouts

A summary of 2023 wine trade research, focused on climate beneficial attributes of sustainable wine and climate-related packaging considerations. 

2023
Guides

Learn where and how logos and written claims are used. 

2023
Guides

Step-by-step guide CCSW training for hospitality and sales staff. 

2023
Guides

Guide for winery staff to communicate their sustainability and CCSW certification.

2023
Presentations

A PDF version of the presentation for the April 20, 2023 Communicating Sustainability Webinar.

2023
Templates & Forms

Slides to use or modify for presentations about CCSW to employees, trade and other stakeholders.

2023
Worksheets

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

2023
Handouts

FAQs about the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing program for winery hospitality, communications and sales staff, and wine trade. 

2023
Worksheets

California Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador Course post-course worksheet.

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
Interactive Tools

A one-hour free certification course offering an overview about sustainable practices in California vineyards and wineries.

2022
Brochures

The largest winegrowing states in the U.S.—California, Oregon, New York and Washington—have established educational and certification sustainability programs. 

2021
Videos

Marketers and Wineries discuss marketing strategies.

2021
Videos

This recording is from Part 1 of Day 2 of our 2021 U.S. Sustainable Winegrowing Summit held on April 20, 2021.

2021
Videos

This recording features the tasting and seminar of Day 1 of the 2nd U.S. Sustainable Winegrowing Summit held on April 19, 2021.

2021
Research

This document contains the slides from a webinar held on June 5, 2020, on Consumer and Trade Perceptions of Sustainable Wine which featured research conducted by Christian Miller of Full Glass Research and Lulie Halstead of Wine Intelligence. 

2020
Handouts

This handout features the highlights from the inaugural US Sustainable Winegrowing Summit held in Sonoma County, CA in 2019. 

2020
Research

CSWA and partner organizations from New York, Oregon and Washington commissioned Wine Intelligence to conduct research on consumer perceptions of sustainable winegrowing in 2019. 

2019
Videos

This video explores what the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing wine logo represents. 

2019
Videos

This video captures the grower perspective on sustainable winegrowing...

2019
Brochures

A brief overview of Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing program in a printable, postcard format.

2017
Videos

A winery explains the value of being CCSW. 

2017
Research

2016 research, commissioned by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA), shows that a majority of the U.S. wine trade considers sustainability when making purchasing decisions and expects demand to increase over the next decade.

2016
Brochures

An overview of the California Sustainable Winegrowing program (SWP).

2016
Case Studies

This month features Julie Nord of Nord Vineyard Services discussing community engagement, employee practices, and cover crops.

2015
Case Studies

This month features Green Medal Winner Benziger Family Winery discussing biodiversity and the deployment of sheep in their vineyard. 

2015
Case Studies

This month features Kent Mann, vice president of operations for Trinchero's Lodi facility, discussing innovations in packaging and labeling.

2015
Case Studies

This month features Vineyard Manager Chris Hammell of Bien Nacido Vineyards discussing water management and conservation. 

2015
Case Studies

This month features an interview with Fetzer's sustainability manager, Josh Prigge discussing sustainability practices, employee engagement, and solid waste management.

2015
Case Studies

This edition of the CSWA Highlights Newsletter features the following: trade and consumer survey results, three wineries' examples of how they communicate their sustainable practices to the public, and practical tips for communicating sustainable practices.

2013
Research

An interpretation of a 2008 survey of the California wine industry, which aimed to identify motivations and constraints for the adoption of sustainable practices, perceived impacts of the practices, and the effectiveness of the Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP).

2009