6 Sustainable Wineries to Stock Up Your Wine Cellar With

May 14, 2023

There’s nothing more soothing than a glass of wine after a long day. Bonus points if it’s sustainable wine. You might be asking, “How can wine be sustainable?” Well, it includes a lot of aspects of the winemaking process from farming to the facility condition.

Before we share our Sustainable Wineries list, let’s talk about what to look for when searching for sustainable wines.

1. Cono Sur Vineyards

Instagram | @conosurvineyards
| B Corporation, Carbon Neutral

As a Certified B Corp, Cono Sur Vineyards have over a decade of sustainable winemaking experience. Instead of conventional agriculture, the vineyards choose an integrated vineyard management system, which is using natural alternatives as fertilizers. Check out their sustainability report as well as delicious wines.

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2. St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery

Instagram | @stsupery

St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery is Certified Napa Green and is one of the Napa Green Wineries. The vineyards have rooftop solar arrays that collect energy from the sun. Visit their website to learn more about their sustainability and philanthropic practices.

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3. Benziger Family Winery

Instagram | @benzigerwinery

Located in the Sonoma Valley, Benziger Family Winery is proudly Certified Sustainable by Stellar Certification Services, Certified Organic, and Certified Biodynamic by Demeter. The winery’s winemaking facility is organic and practices sustainable farming.

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4. Ferrari-Carano Winery

Instagram | @ferraricarano

Book an appointment at Ferrari-Carano Winery if you are visiting Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley. In 2015, they became a Certified California Sustainable Vineyard and puts efforts into preserving the environment through biodiversity conservation, solid waste management, monitoring and minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, etc. To learn more about Ferrari-Carano Winery’s sustainable practices, visit their Sustainability page.

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5. Dutton Estate Winery

Instagram | @duttonestatewinery

As an active California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance member and Certified Fish-Friendly Farming, and Certified Sonoma Country Sustainable, Dutton Estate Winery recycles broken glass and corks for any upcycling opportunities, reduces erosion and soil loss to support biodiversity and improve water quality, and promotes healthy farming. The winery goes through annual self-evaluation and third-party audits for its sustainability practices.

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6. Silver Oak

Instagram | @silveroakcellars

Silver Oak is a family-owned, multi-generational winery that takes a thoughtful approach to the winemaking process to produce better wines by doing right. Silver Oak flagship wineries in the Napa Valley and Alexander Valley are LEED Platinum Certified and are one of the Napa Green Wineries.

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Now that you’ve learned about sustainable wines and what to look for, it’s time to get yourself a nice glass of sustainable wine. Relax, unwind, and be proud of yourself for making another contribution to sustainable living.

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