New York Sustainable Winegrowing

The New York Wine & Grape Foundation is launching a sustainability program to empower wine and grape growers to advance their environmental, social, and economic sustainability through education, certification, and community engagement. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Genesee Valley Regional Market Authority, Yates County, and a private grant from John Ingle of Ingle Vineyard and Heron Hill Winery. A key component of our sustainability strategy is to engage the wine and grape community at every step along the way. If you would like to learn more, share ideas, or provide feedback, please feel free to reach out to using this contact form:

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Recruitment for the Sustainable Winegrowing Certification Pilot Program is currently under way. This pilot will be headquartered in Yates County and open to growers across the state.

If you are a grape grower interested in joining the pilot program, apply today!

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