Columbine® Vineyards is Sustainably Grown Certified

This milestone represents a holistic approach to sustainability, solidifying commitment, accountability, and the measurement of Columbine Vineyards' efforts.

Look for the certification on our bags in stores!

As the first table grapes producer in the US to receive this certification, we are honoring our legacy growing practices while raising the bar for sustainability.

What does sustainability mean to us?

For Columbine Vineyards, sustainability means prioritizing environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic stability in our farming and business operations.

With close to 100 years of land stewardship, sustainability is not just an idea, it’s part of who we are.

We are committed and accountable to three areas of focus:

Environment

  • Water conservation
  • Soil health
  • Integrated Pest Management

Social Work

  • Growing safe, quality food
  • Promoting farmer welfare

Economic

  • Continuously working towards providing a living wage for farmers
  • Uplifting our local community
  • Empowering future generations of farmers

Columbine Vineyards has made significant impacts so far, including:

~843mm

Gallons of Water Saved

Estimated annual water savings versus industry averages – from UC Davis Cost Study 2018.

54%

Reduction in Styrofoam

Styrofoam reduction at Columbine Vineyards between 2019 and 2020.

$

Provided a Living Wage for Farmers

~5200 Metric
Tons

of CO2e Sequestered

Estimated annual carbon (carbon dioxide equivalent) sequestered across Columbine Vineyards, equivalent to 1140 cars off the road annually – from carbon analysis study with Upstream Technology, supported by the COMET Farm Tool from 2020.

12%

Reduction in Cold Water Storage Use

Water use reduction in 2020 versus 2019, or 2,457,047 gallons conserved.

Employee Health Resources During a Crisis

Providing the team with access to water, supplies, and resources, and launching on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics to ensure a safe working environment for all.

The Sustainably Grown Certification supports Columbine Vineyards' continuous mindset, paving the way into a more sustainable future.