CSWA Publications

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Publications

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Grower & Vintner Educational Handouts

  • 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. Additional handouts related to the guide and the Spanish Language version of the guide can be found below:

    • How to Conduct an Irrigation Uniformity Test - Learn how to conduct a distribution uniformity (DU) test with just a few simple tools and learn about the many benefits of conducting regular DU field tests.
    • Earthquake Preparedness - Learn how to prepare your winery or facility and your employees for an earthquake to mitigate risks.
    • Fire Preparedness - This short checklist includes the top steps to take to reduce the risk of fire on your property and how to prepare your vineyard or winery staff in the event of a fire.
    • Download the Spanish Language version of the guide, Guía de Viticultores para Navegar el Riesgo - Aprenda cómo las prácticas vitivinícolas sostenibles pueden ayudar a mitigar el riesgo en el viñedo, la bodega y el mercado.