At Mendocino Wine Company we believe in leaving the world better than we found it.
Certified California Sustainable Winery (CCSW)
All wines are produced in a certified sustainable winery. All estate vineyards are certified sustainable.
California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)
All estate vineyards are certified organic. All Paul Dolan Vineyards wines are certified organically grown.
Fish Friendly Farming Certified
Specialized farming practices promote healthy river ecosystems for Salmon and Steelhead in the nearby Russian River.
100% of the water used in the winery is reclaimed through an innovative system that harnesses natural processes and recycled materials. 5 million gallons reclaimed annually.
Produce provided to employees weekly.
Significantly reduced water use in winery and vineyards
4 million gallons saved annually.
60% of energy comes from renewable sources – wind and solar.
Planted between vines to reduce erosion and add nutrients.
Natural Pest Management
Owl boxes installed in vineyards eliminate the need to use toxic chemicals to protect vines from rodents.
We promote biodiversity by protecting and maintaining natural habitats across our vineyards.
Certifications held by MWC vineyards and winery are: