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Celebrate Giving Tuesday by donating to the Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship

Nov 30, 2021

This #GivingTuesday Vineyard Team is raising money for the Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship, a community-funded scholarship for college students whose parents work in our members' vineyards and wineries and we need your help on this special day to reach our goal. more info

Make a Gift, Change a Students Life

Nov 11, 2021

You might have heard about our Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship. We know higher education is important to many students but paying for college can be challenging. The Vineyard Team’s Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship helps college students whose parents work in members' vineyards and wineries achieve their dreams. more info

The Best Gift you can Give Someone is a Gift of Education

Nov 10, 2021

The Vineyard Team's Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship honors Juan Nevarez, a beloved member of the Central Coast winegrape industry, whose kindness, expertise, and passion shaped so many local vineyards. Juan Nevarez was a dreamer. But the difference between Juan and many at that time was his ability to turn his dreams into reality and share that opportunity for others. The Vineyard Team is proud to pay tribute to a Paso Robles Pioneer through this scholarship that supports families of vineyard employees in their educational pursuits. more info

Esteban’s Story of Achieving Higher Education is so Inspiring

Oct 27, 2021

We know higher education is important to many students but paying for college can be challenging. The Vineyard Team’s Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship helps college students whose parents work in our members' vineyards and wineries achieve their dreams. Help us reach our goal to raise $50,000 by December 1. YOU can make a life-changing impact on a student’s future. more info

SIP Certified Welcomes New Members to Its Growing List of Sustainable Vineyards and Wineries

Oct 07, 2021

SIP (Sustainability in Practice) Certified recently welcomed over fifteen new properties to its family of sustainably certified vineyards and wineries. The new members span Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Kings County and join nearly two-hundred and fifty other SIP Certified businesses across California and Michigan. more info

A message from Kris

Aug 12, 2021

I began with the Central Coast Vineyard Team on a part time contract in 1998. For all we knew, it was going to be a 6-month gig. No logo. No office. No staff. No programs. All we had was the Positive Points System, a brilliant mission statement, and a wise group of founders. We had no idea what was to come. more info

Sustainable Winegrowing with Vineyard Team named one of the Best Industry Research Podcasts

Jul 08, 2021

Welp Magazine curated a list of 20 of the best industry research podcasts of 2021 which included Sustainable Winegrowing with Vineyard Team. more info

2021 Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards

Jul 02, 2021

Winners announced for the seventh annual California Green Medal in Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership. Read along to learn how SIP Certified Trinchero Family Estates earned the 2021 title of Sustainable Winegrowing Business and learn more about practices they use daily to promote sustainability throughout their vineyards. more info

CONSUMED: a podcast - Season IX: Beth Vukmanic, Program Director + fitness influencer, Vineyard Team/SIP Certified + Bethercize

Jun 01, 2021

When Beth Vukmanic came on the podcast, I was certain we'd talk only about her work with the Vineyard Team, an organization based in Atascadero, California that promotes sustainable winegrowing throughout the U.S. But Beth surprised me with all her many special fun facts: she was born in a moving VW Rabbit on a freeway in Detroit, she plays the harp professionally, and — here’s the biggie — she is a fitness superstar. No really. more info

20 Best Podcasts About Sustainable Agriculture of 2021

May 19, 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about sustainable agriculture? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best sustainable agriculture podcasts of 2021. We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience. more info

Vineyard Team’s Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship

Apr 21, 2021

The Vineyard Team is pleased to announce they’re honoring Juan Nevarez with the Vineyard Team’s Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship. Nevarez was a beloved member of the Central Coast winegrape industry, whose kindness, expertise and passion shaped many local vineyards. more info

Vineyard Team 2021 Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

Feb 11, 2021

The Vineyard Team is pleased to announce their educational scholarship program is accepting applications March 1-31, 2021. more info

What is Sustainable Wine? Ask Beth Vukmanic

Dec 30, 2020

Paul of Wine talks with Paul K says, "I hear 'this wine is sustainable' regularly from the wineries and vendors....what does that mean? Hear the answer...from Beth Vukmanic....and by the way, this girl is cut...we talk about her exercise regiment as well." more info