Our grapes are from our estate vineyard, Siebert Ranch, and a few other small, family-owned vineyards, which are certified by the prestigious LODI Rules sustainability program and/or are part of the California Winegrowers Sustainability Alliance.
Sustainable agriculture is defined as fulfilling the following goals:
Sustain the economic viability of farm operations:
We do much work around the farm ourselves, with the help of one very dedicated employee who treats the land, plants, and animals with great care and love.
Enhance environmental quality and the natural resource base upon which the agricultural economy depends:
Satisfy human food and fiber needs:
Our vineyards are part of a diverse family farm; we also have sheep, which graze the grass and provide wool and meat, a few chickens for eggs, and a large kitchen garden.
Make the most efficient use of non-renewable resources and integrate natural biological cycles and controls:
Enhance the quality of life for farmers and society as a whole: