Read up on Sonoma County Winegrowers' latest coverage on the Sustainability Initiative, as well as major wine family profiles such as Jackson Family Wines and their commitment to sustainability. President Karissa Kruse and Julien Gervreau, Jackson Family Wines senior sustainability manager, give insight to understanding the undertaking and helping consumers realize its immense value.
Earlier this year, Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW), an organization representing 1,800 wine growers throughout Sonoma County, announced a goal of becoming 100 percent sustainable by 2019. The winegrowing region, which has 59,218 acres of vineyards, would be the first U.S. winegrowing region to do so.
Sustainability as defined by the SCW includes environmental, economic, and social indicators, such as “healthcare and training for employees and being a good neighbor and community member.”…
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