California Wines Down to Earth

April is California Wines: Down to Earth Month and an ideal time to check out earth-friendly California wines made with sustainable winegrowing and winemaking practices.

Wineries around the state are celebrating Down to Earth Month throughout April with hands-on workshops, eco-tours, green-themed events, special offers and tastings of eco-friendly wines. Explore Down to Earth Month events below and plan a visit just as California vineyards are coming alive with spring. Can’t make the trip? Open a bottle of your favorite California wine and toast our commitment to green from grapes to glass.

For more information on sustainable winegrowing in California, click here.


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Wine Institute is an association of 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state. Wine Institute works to create an environment where the wine community can flourish and contribute in a positive fashion to our nation, state and local communities.

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/ Legislative Resolution

*California legislators declare April “Down to Earth Month” See the Legislative Resolution

/ Press Release

Consumers have many ways to celebrate Down to Earth Month in April. Read press release Download winery events by region here

/ Sustainable Practices

/ Top Reasons

Count the ways California wines are an eco-friendly choice.
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/ Ambassador Course

Take our Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador course.
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