Wine organizations in California have named the winners of the eighth annual Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards, which recognize sustainable agricultural practices and winemaking.
Wente Family Estates won the Leader Award, Trefethen Family Vineyards took the Environment Award, McManus Family Vineyards received the Community Award, and Jackson Family Wines won the Business Award.
The winners were announced April 26 as part of Down to Earth Month, according to the Wine Institute.
“It’s a pleasure to recognize the California wine community’s cutting-edge leaders in sustainability through the California Green Medal Awards,” said Allison Jordan, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance’s (CSWA) Executive Director. “Their stories illustrate the perfect synergy between growing exceptional winegrapes and crafting premier wines with an enduring commitment to resource conservation, environmental protection and quality of life enrichment for their employees and community.”
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