Member Resources


SWBC Essentials - Introduction to SWBC (video recording)


Sustainability Standards

SWBC Vineyard Standard

SWBC Winery Standard


SWBC Certified Procedures Manual


All Guidance Materials

SWBC Guidance 2020

Sustainable Practices for BC Vineyards Guidebook (2016)

Sustainable Practices for BC Vineyards Templates and Checklists (2016)

Sustainable Practices for BC Wineries Guidebook (2016)

Sustainable Practices for BC Wineries Templates and Checklists (2016)

BC Wine Grape Council Best Practices Guide (2010)

SWBC Audit Requirements Vineyard

SWBC Audit Requirements Winery

* We thank you for your patience as we work toward updataing all our guidance materials in 2021 to create a comprehensive document that easily cross references to the Sustainability Standards as well as providing further essential information regarding grape growing in British Columbia.


Vineyard Management Plan Template(s)

TC 2016, pg.2, Vineyard Site Plan

Guidance 2020, pg.37, Generic Plan

TC 2016, pg.7, Soil Management Map

TC 2016, pg.6, Nutrient Management Plan Template

Guidance 2020, pg.34, Pesticide Record: Single Application

Guidance 2020, pg. 38, General Pesticide Application Record

TC 2016, pg.9, Integrated Pest Management Checklist

TC 2016, pg.10, Integrated Pest Managment Records

TC 2016, pg.8, Irrigation Management Map

See Water Tracking Tool below

TC 2016, pg.11, Employee Orientation Checklist- Health and Safety

TC 2016, pg.13-15, Steps in the Succession Planning Process

TC 2016, pg.13-15, Components of a Written Succession Plan


Vineyard Water-Use Efficiency

Water Use Tracking Tool

Tools to Validate Eyes on the Vine Fact Sheet

Full Cost of Water Fact Sheet

Practices for Water Use Efficiency Fact Sheet

Supplemental Support for Water Use Tracking Tool

Vineyard Water-Use Efficiency State of Knowledge and Technology Report

Winery Process Wastewater Management

Winery Process Wastewater Management Handbook

Benefits of Sustainability Certification for Wineries Report and Infographic

Benefits Report

Benefits Infographic

Sustainability in Action Series

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