CSWA strives to provide the most pertinent and helpful information to California winegrape growers and vintners. A key part of CSWA’s mission is to provide educational materials and resources that will enhance sustainable practices throughout the state. This section of our website aims to deliver important resources in a user friendly manner.
The Resource Library offers a platform for searching or browsing tools and publications on key sustainable winegrowing topics.
The CSWA Publications page includes educational guides and handouts for growers and vintners covering topics such as winery water management, biodiversity, and greenhouse gas emissions.
The Sustainability Reports page includes statewide reports from as far back as 2004 to benchmark the adoption of sustainable practices in California.
The Economic Tools page includes tools that allow growers and vintners to assess the costs and benefits of adopting specific sustainable practices.
The Newsletters page includes recent and past editions of the montly Down to Earth Newsletter, profiling vineyards and wineries and highlighting industry best practices.
The Educational Videos page hosts a series of short videos highlighting best practices throughout the industry. Many of the videos available have been produced in partnership with PG&E and focus on energy conservation.
The Grower & Vintner Resources page links to web resources with the most relevant resources for each section listed under "Key Resources & Tools."
The Case Studies page provides practical examples of sustainable practices being implemented across the state.