Nava Brewery Water Stewardship // Our brewery in Nava, Mexico is one of the largest and most automated in the world. It features highly efficient water and wastewater treatment systems, reuses about 26% of incoming water, and has a water efficiency rate that is one of the best in the industry.
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance // All of our California wineries and vineyards are proud to be certified as part of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance third-party Certification Program. The program is based on 227 best management practices and 58 prerequisites covering environmental practices and socially equitable business practices.
Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand // All of our wineries in New Zealand are proud to be members of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand, an industry group established in 1995. Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand provides members with environmental best practices for the vineyard and the winery, an external audit structure, and much more. The group also addresses consumer concerns about the environmental impacts of the products its members produce.
Fish Friendly Farming // More than 1,300 acres of Constellation vineyards in Napa and Sonoma counties are certified in the Fish Friendly Farming program. The third-party certification is provided by the California Department of Fish and Game, regional water boards, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Lodi Rules // Approximately 380 acres of our vineyards in San Joaquin County are certified in the Lodi Rules Certification Program. This third-party certification program is designed to implement measurable improvements in ecosystem health, society-at-large, and wine quality, and is peer-reviewed by scientists, academics, and environmentalists. It requires growers to use a wide range of sustainable practices that result in farming operations improvement.
Napa Green // Robert Mondavi Winery and Franciscan Estate are certified under the Napa Green Winery Program by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management and the Association of Bay Area Government’s Green Business Program. To achieve certification, wineries must complete all regulatory components needed for environmental sustainability, including developing water and energy conversation methods, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste.