Quarterly Update from Beth Vukmanic
We have been hard at work bringing together resources on sustainable winegrowing for you during the first quarter of 2023. Here is a recap in case you missed anything that can help you grow your business.
Who Are We
Popular Tailgate Meetings give you the opportunity to hear from experts, talk directly with presenters, and see sustainable farming practices in person. Here’s what we learned:
Attention, Members! If you enjoy getting the latest viticulture education at Tailgates as much as we do, bring a friend who is not a current member for free:
Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship
The Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship is our way of giving back to the community. Scholarships help children whose parents work in California vineyards and wineries achieve their dreams of higher education. With a new investment from Must! Charities we:
You can help the program flourish
To receive the gifted money from Must! Charities, we need to raise matching funds each year – and we need your help!
It's Here! Sustainable Stories from SIP Certified Members
It’s here! The tool that you need to tell your sustainable story.
Research shows that demand for sustainable products is growing, and telling your sustainable story can help you sell more wine. This brand new, 7-month, Sustainable Stories from SIP Certified Members series was made to help you tell your own Sustainable Story so you can incorporate your good work into every aspect of your messaging and sell more wine.
Don’t miss any of these valuable tips and member stories. Sign up for the SIP Certified Marketing Tips Newsletter.
Going Fast: Sustainable Ag Expo Booths
75% are already claimed!
Exhibiting at the Sustainable Ag Expo gives your business heightened visibility to industry peers and ag professionals.
Take this opportunity to network with high-level farmers and pest control advisors. Plus, earn Continuing Education hours at our daily seminars.
All you need to do is join Vineyard Team at a membership level of $1500 or above. The $1500 Membership also includes free access to Tailgate meetings, and the benefits only go up from there.
Meet Hayli Macomber
Chances are you have already met our Outreach and Event Coordinator, Hayli Macomber, via email or at a Tailgate.
She has studied internationally, lived in the Big Apple, and worked with Paso Robles wineries.
Reach out to Hayli for all things Membership, Tailgates, and Sustainable Ag Expo.
We Won the 2022 IPM Achievement Award
All of us at Vineyard Team are honored to receive DPR’s prestigious IPM Achievement Award.
Each year the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) honors California organizations for their integrated pest management (IPM) achievements. The IPM Achievement Awards recognize organizations and individuals that are leaders in using reduced-risk pest management practices and sharing their successful strategies with others.
What's Up Next?
Vineyard Team has spent nearly 30 years helping the winegrowing community access the latest research and field-tested resources on sustainable farming. Because we are here to help you for the long haul, here is what we have in the works:
Thanks to your support, we continue to connect farmers and ag professionals in our common goal to make great wines with care for the people and planet.