2017 Membership: Join Now!

Benefits include complimentary or steeply discounted access to educational events, discounts on liability insurance, & more...

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POSTPONED: Making the Cut Tailgate

Come see the process of pruning vines mechanically up close. Date TBD, pending weather.

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SIP Certified Vineyard: Monthly Tips

Visit the Program Announcements page for monthly tips on how to maintain vineyard certification.

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Podcast: Grapevine Trunk Diseases

Three winegrape growers share their tried-and-true practices for preventing and managing Grapevine Trunk Diseases and the Red Blotch Virus.

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Expo Presentations Available

2016 SAE presentations are now available online. Couldn't get to a session? Holes in your notes? View the slides now.

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First SIP Certified Sustainable Winery

Niner Wine Estates takes sustainability to the next level with new seal of approval for wineries.

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Vineyard Team

Promoting Sustainable Vineyard Practices

In the vineyard, we strive to protect the resources valuable to our farms and our communities. We are the Vineyard Team, a network of 300 local farmers, educating and guiding towards sustainable vineyard practices for 20 years.

Mission Statement

The Vineyard Team will identify and promote the most environmentally safe, viticulturally and economically sustainable farming methods, while maintaining or improving quality and flavor of wine grapes. The Team will be a model for wine grape growers and will promote the public trust of stewardship for natural resources.