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A Leader in Sustainable Winegrowing Since 1994

Promoting sustainable winegrowing since 1994, the Vineyard Team is an organization dedicated to sustainable farming through research, education, and grower-to-grower networking. The Vineyard Team is a model for other sustainable agriculture initiatives, and has earned awards and recognition from governmental, environmental and agricultural groups.

Recent Library items

Recent Library Items

May 6, 2020

Spring 2020 Update: Agricultural Water BMP Adoption Project

May 1, 2020

Due to catastrophic wildfires in California, you may wonder how this impacts your insurance policies.

Our Latest Podcasts

Our Latest Podcasts

May 21, 2020

Beginning at version, grapes become a very attractive food for pest birds, particularly Sparrows and Starlings. Initially the vineyard is explored by small flocks of scouting birds. If those birds like the fruit, and if there is no obvious danger, the entire flock will follow. Falcons terrify pest birds, herding them away from the grapes, but not killing them.

May 7, 2020

Sustainability and certification are viewed as a “quality enhancement”. In the currently overly supplied market, sustainability is an advantage. A premium can be getting $200 to $300 more per ton of grapes in a good market or it can mean selling grapes when no one else can in a weak market. Gregg Hibbits, General Manager at Mesa Vineyard Management explains how their dedication to sustainability for over 30 years has drawn like-minded customers to their organization.

Upcoming Tailgates & Workshops

Jul 15
Strategizing Social Media in 2020 (Webinar)
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Strategizing Social Media in 2020 (Webinar)
Nov 16 - Nov 18
Sustainable Ag Expo 2020
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Sustainable Ag Expo 2020