Are there certifications for sustainable and organic grape growing ?

Yes, of course: the certifications are an important step forward.

The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) developed a third-party certification program related to the California Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP) to increase the sustainability of the California wine industry using organic grape growing methodes by promoting the adoption of sustainable practices of organic grape growing and ensuring of its continual improvement.

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand is an industry-wide certification programme led by New Zealand organic winegrowers. The SWNZ programme is based on continuous improvement and adherence to recommendations and guidelines issued by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).

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