A webinar held May 24, 2021 focused on wildfire preparedness for vineyards and wineries. Other topics include available grants for wildfire prevention and preparedness, and insurance issues related to wildfires.
Watch this Healthy Soils webinar about the latest soil research and hear firsthand how the state’s winegrowers are implementing practices that improve vine health, increase water infiltration and retention, sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gases, improve water and air quality and improve biological diversity of wildlife habitat.
A 4 minute video about challenges and opportunities of implementing energy efficiency upgrades at Treasury Wine Estate’s historic Asti Winery and the benefits of respecting the historical integrity of a building during retrofits. Learn more about the how to get free design assistance and save money while planning, building or expanding your energy efficient winery through Pacific Gas & Electric's Savings by Design program and find out more about PG&E rebates and incentive programs.
A 3:39 video. Learn how Trinchero Family Estates manages their waste responsibly at their St. Helena facility through recycling efforts, waste audits, composting, employee engagement, and choosing suppliers who use recycled materials.
A 3:43 minute video about how Turner Road Vintners, a Constellations Brands winery and a Certified California Sustainable Winery, provides wetlands habitat for the benefit of local wildlife and employee enjoyment, while improving water quality and saving water through the installation of process water ponds and wetlands restoration efforts.
A 3:18 minute video. Learn how Imagery Estate Winery increased the energy efficiency of their refrigeration system, saved money and reduced CO2 emissions through installing variable frequency drives on their glycol pump.
A 3:37 minute video. Learn how J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines saved over 32,000 kilowatt hours and 20,000lbs in CO2 emissions per year through the installation of two high-speed roll-up doors in their barrel rooms.
A 3:28 video. Learn about irrigation efficiency at Gallo Vineyards, a Certified California Sustainable Vineyard. Discover how various elements of infrastructure contribute to energy and water efficiency in the vineyard, including source meters, regular testing of equipment, and uniformed distribution.
A 3:18 video. See how Williams Selyem Winery, a Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP) participant, harnesses and utilizes the sun's energy to heat water for cleaning and sanitizing in their winery practices.