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Casual, in-person educational field demonstrations and discussions. Join the conversation and learn how to adopt sustainable farming practices.

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Learn the latest science-based practices on demand. Many courses offer DPR and CCA Continuing Education (CE) hours.

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A multi-day educational conference bringing the latest scientific and technical information to growers, PCAs, and ag professionals.

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Arising from a small grower group’s desire to educate and guide themselves towards sustainable winegrowing practices, Vineyard Team has become an internationally recognized leader in the sustainability movement.

Since 1994, the 501(c)-3 non-profit has served its membership of farmers, winemakers, and industry partners by creating an educational network with the leadership of its staff and board of directors to help growers save resources and money, all while cultivating valuable relationships.

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Vineyard Team will identify and promote the most environmentally safe, viticulturally and economically sustainable farming methods while maintaining or improving the 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.

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Demonstration Projects

Demonstration projects help growers learn about new management techniques, successfully adopt new practices, and minimize risk.

Staff, technical advisors (University of California Cooperative Extension/university professors), and growers collaborate to implement specific practices and share the results with the winegrowing community.

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Since 1994, we have partnered with hundreds of growers to promote sustainable winegrowing.

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Our Latest Podcasts

Our Latest Podcasts

Feb 15, 2024

Erratic weather like deluge rain, longer falls, and patches of drought disrupt vinifera’s adaptation to long-sustained winters. Jason Londo (Cornell AgriTech) is working to identify the right grape for the right climate.

Feb 12, 2024

Research conducted by Harris Poll revealed that 82% of shoppers prefer a consumer brand’s values to align with their own, and they’ll vote with their wallet if they don’t feel a match.

Recent Library items

Recent Library Items

Feb 9, 2024

#WhatisIPM?

Jan 31, 2024

Resources relevant to our 2/14 Tailgate: Biochar in the Vineyard

Upcoming Tailgates & Workshops

Power Up: Sustainable Energy for the Wine Industry | PRWCA & Vineyard Team Collaboration Event
Mar 14
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Power Up: Sustainable Energy for the Wine Industry | PRWCA & Vineyard Team Collaboration Event
Tailgate | Vine to Wine Water Treatment Solutions
Apr 10
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Tailgate | Vine to Wine Water Treatment Solutions
Tailgate | Fungicide Spraying: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint & Financial Burden
Apr 12
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Tailgate | Fungicide Spraying: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint & Financial Burden
Tailgate | The Ins & Outs of Developing a New Vineyard Site
May 15
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Tailgate | The Ins & Outs of Developing a New Vineyard Site