Drink Green: A Toast to Sustainable Winegrowing
Saturday, April 6
Multiple wineries, Friant
Participating wineries will celebrate Madera County's sustainable "green" winegrowing and winemaking practices offering special tastings and education on eco-conscious winery practices
Travel to participating wineries for “Drink Green: A Toast to Sustainable Winegrowing” celebrating Madera County’s commitment to sustainable winegrowing and winemaking practices. Taste a variety of delicious wines and “drink green” while learning a few things about what makes our wines eco-conscious: -Owl Box Programs -Grape growing using non-tillage and micro-irrigation management for efficiency. -Energy efficient building materials and equipment in winery buildings and vineyards. -Vineyard composting using biproducts of wine filtering. -Farming and planting methods for best land and water usage. -Certified Organic Winemaking Programs -Solar panels powering wineries, buildings and water wells -Recycling programs used at the wineries. Participating wineries will have education on winegrowing and winemaking, along with small bites and live music at various locations. Check our website for a list of participating wineries.