"The CSWA has been a tremendous benefit to the California winegrowing community."
A Winegrowers' Guide to Navigating Risk - Learn how sustainable winegrowing practices can help to mitigate risk in the vineyard, winery and marketplace. Thank you to the USDA Risk Management Agency for helping to fund this project.
California Wine's Carbon Footprint - A summary of the results and recommendations stemming from a study of California wine’s carbon footprint.
DNDC Greenhouse Gas Modeling for California Vineyards - A short description of a new online tool to help calculate GHG emissions from your vineyard soil through a computer model based on DNDC (DeNitrification-DeComposition).
California Vineyard Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Assessment of the Available Literature and Determination of Research Needs - A summary report of a literature review used to determine what was known about California vineyard GHG production and sequestration potential.
Understanding Adoption and Impacts of Sustainable Practices in California Vineyards - An interpretation of a 2008 survey of the California wine industry, which aimed to identify motivations and constraints for the adoption of sustainable practices, perceived impacts of the practices, and the effectiveness of the Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP).
Vineyard Management Practices and Carbon Footprints - A short summary of the key management practices that influence carbon sequestration and GHG emissions in the vineyard.
Reducing Risks through Sustainable Winegrowing: A Grower's Guide - This Growers’ Guide focuses on the relationship between sustainability and risk reduction by highlighting key practices from the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing workbook.
Biodiversity Conservation Practices in California Vineyards: Learning from Experiences - A guide to provide insights and information that can be used to promote biodiversity through vineyard operations.
CSWA Sustainable Water Management Guide for Small Wineries - This resource for small wineries provides a set of tools to achieve goals for sustainable management of winery source water and process water.
Tips for Communicating Sustainability - A short guide developed by communications experts and gatekeepers about how to effective communicate your sustainability efforts.