Viticulture

Grapes (Copyright ARS Scott Bauer).Sustainable, natural and organic practices can improve the economic, environmental and social rewards of grape growing. Find information from the leaders in sustainable grape culture and general grape production and marketing information from universities in the top grape producing regions of the United States.

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.

Although this organization mainly supports California winegrowers, they offer general materials including the "Costs and Benefits of Sustainable Winegrowing: Economic Assessment Tools" and educational videos.

Low Input Viticulture & Enology, Inc. (LIVE)

A non-profit that provides education and independent 3rd-party certification for vineyards and wineries using international standards of sustainable viticulture and enology practices in wine-grape and wine production.

Cornell University; New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee. Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) Program; New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

An online guide that includes a workbook, self-assessment and newsletters for wine growers.

The Wine Institute.

Promotes practices to further social responsibility and environmental stewardship in viticulture and provides articles, links, training opportunities, and the Code of Sustainable Winegrowing Practices Self-Assessment Workbook.

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