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Group Onboarding 4/21 at OC, Penticton

Are you inspired and growing outstanding wine? If you are new to SWBC or have your application nearly complete, we would be pleased to host you and help you take that next step. Join us for a guided onboarding session,...

WONDERING ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATION?

Our recent study of 12 wine-growing regions around the world concluded that BC can expect the following economic benefits from sustainability certification: • Consumers are consistently willing to pay for sustainable wine • Certification creates market differentiation • Sustainability labels...

FEEDING THE VINEYARD – SUSTAINABILITY IN ACTION

Up on a hill between the Muscat vines at Lastella winery, three head-high rows of woodchips are baking away in the sun. Vineyard manager Jody Subotin probes the end of a pile with a two foot long temperature gauge, checking...

SWBC RECEIVES FUNDING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

FROM SOIL TO SHELF, CANADA AND B.C. SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE WINEMAKING British Columbians who love a glass of B.C. wine and support environmentally responsible businesses have easy choices ahead, as a new sustainability certification program for B.C. grape growers and wineries...

SWBC’S 2016 REPORT TO THE INDUSTRY NOW AVAILABLE

Annual progress reporting is an important component of SWBC, as it provides an inventory of program activities and participants, and a brief overview of assessment results for that year. Insights learned each year can be considered for the creation or...