YEARS OF CONSERVATION AND INNOVATION

2010's

2015

2,377 Acres of Winegrapes Certified Sustainable by The Lodi Rules

Invited Center for Land-Based Learning SLEWS Students to Establish Native Habitat along Jahant Woods Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard

2014

Recipient of the BRIT Award of Excellence in Sustainable Wnegrowing

2,340 Acres of Winegrapes Certified Sustainable by the Lodi Rules

Established Hedgerow with California Native Plant Species along Estate Sauvignon Blanc Vineyard for Soil Stabilization and Introduction of Insects, Pollinators, and Birds

Constructed Bottling Line Building with Energy Efficient Insulation and 500kW Photovoltaic Solar Aray on Roof

Installed Bottling Building Cooling System that Predominately Utilizes Crisp Night-Time Air

2013

2,305 Acres of Winegrapes Certified Sustainable by the Lodi Rules

2012

Completed 20 Acre Riparian Habitat Restoration Project with Audubon of California and Center for Land-Based Learning

Added 178 kW Capacity Photovoltaic Solar Array at Winery

Retired 15 Tier 0 Diesel Tractors and Replaced with Tier 3 and Tier 4 Tractors for Lower Emissions

2,546 Acres of Winegrapes Certified Sustainable by The Lodi Rules

2011

Over 1,800 Acres of Winegrapes Certified Sustainable by The Lodi Rules

Insulated Six Additional 90,000 Gallon Tanks to Increase Energy Effiency

2010

Reestablished 300 Acres of California Native Cover Crop in Vineyards

Replaced Non-Tiered Diesel Engines with Cleaner Tier 3 and Tier 4 Engines for Lower Emissions

2000's

2009

Installed California's First Winery Bi-facial Photovoltaic Solar Panels above Crushpad

2008

Focused on Water Conservation at Winery

2007

Constructed Solar Array at Winery

Utilized Non-Petroleum Based Dust Control Programs

Adopted Post-Consumer Recycled Products

2006

Created Wildlife Lake at Winery

First LangeTwins Wine Featuring The Lodi Rules Seal

Built Winery with Energy Efficient Materials and Lighting

Installed Extra Cooling Jackets on all Tanks for Energy Conservation

Received California Leopold Award by Sand County Foundation for Enviromental Conservation and Dedication

Recognized as the Sole Representative for the Agriculture Community in the Safe Harbor Agreement

2005

Constructed Solar Arrays at Vineyard Pump

Received Lower Mokelumne River Watershed Stewardship Award for Leadership in Enviromental Efforts

2004

Constructed Solar Array at Viticulture Headquarters

Adopted Green Waste Chipping

Began Mokelumne River Riparian Habitat Restoration Project

Participated in Safe Harbor Agreement for Enhancement and Endangered Species Protection

2001

Installed Raptor Poles for Predatory Birds in Vineyards

1990's

1999

Recognized by CA Department of Pesticide Regulation for Efforts in Using Sustainable Practices

1997

Recognized by Agriculture Education Foundation for Leadership in Enviromental Stewardship

1995

Began Gill Creek Restoration Project

Developed and Implemented Four-Row Electrostatic Technology

Participated in Biologically Integrated Farming Programs (BIFS)

1994

Introduced Native Habitat Buffer Strips to Encourage Natural Predators

Developed Multi-Row Machinery to Reduce Vineyard Passes

1993

Implemented Permanent No-Till Cover Crop of Native Grasses

1991

Established Owl Boxes

 

1980's

1989

Created Water Run-Off Entrapment for Ground Water Recharge

Established Song Bird Boxes

Enclosed Tractor Cabs with Carbon Filtration - Worker Safety

1988

Introduced Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat Buffers

Implemented Water Conserving Drip Systems

1987

Established Wood Duck Boxes in Riparian Areas Nurtured Native Oak Tree Seedlings