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WINE INDUSTRY LEADERS ACCELERATE CHANGE

NAPA COUNTY - JUNE 2022

Napa

THRIVES

Transformation, Health & Resilience Initiatives in Viticulture & Enology Symposium

The climate crisis is no longer imminent. It is here. It is not someone else’s problem. It is ours. Fires, drought, heat spikes will continue to strike our industry. Coming together as sustainable winegrowing leaders is no longer optional, it is imperative.

Napa growers and vintners can play an active role in building social equity, conserving natural resources, reducing and drawing down GHG emissions and creating more resilient vineyards, businesses and communities.

Our region and wines capture global attention, meaning our leadership can be an outsized force for change.

MISSION STATEMENT

To establish the first cross-organizational series of events, paired with sustained support and mentorship, that will not only inspire and educate, but facilitate and accelerate regional critical mass action.

This is a changemaking convening to enable the Napa County wine industry to leverage its powerful leadership platform and set a standard for sustainability and climate action that galvanizes the global wine industry.

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Charles Krug

June 7 to June 23

Napa THRIVES Six Event Series

Carriage House, Charles Krug Winery

Raymond

June 25

ACCELERATION GALA

The Grove, Raymond Vineyards

THE EVENTS

This is a different kind of convening. There will be a series of six half-day, tightly focused events organized around the Six Pillars of Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership:

JUNE 7 - SAVING WATER & WATER EFFICIENCY

Marquee Speaker: Eric Asimov, Wine Critic, The New York Times

JUNE 9 - SAVING ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Marquee Speaker: Bill McKibben, Co-founder 350.org. Latest Book: The Flag, The Cross, and the Station Wagon

JUNE 14 - PREVENTING WASTE & GREEN PURCHASING

Marquee Speaker: TBD

JUNE 15 - INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT & PESTICIDE PHASEOUT

Marquee Speaker: TBD

JUNE 21 - SOCIAL EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Marquee Speaker: TBD

JUNE 23 - CLIMATE ACTION & REGENERATIVE FARMING

Marquee Roundtable: with Kimberly Nicholas, Sustainability Scientist, Lund University, and Author, Under the Sky We Make and Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, Project Drawdown

JUNE 24 - PARTNER EVENT: NLP COMMUNITY VISIONING

JUNE 25 - ACCELERATION GALA: Commit in Formal Dress and Formal Action!

Each event will have: Two “Get Your Hands Dirty” workshop options; a Marquee Speaker; and one Strategic Panel.

AND the events are just the beginning. Dedicated facilitators and mentors will follow-up with participants to provide direct support, tools and funding strategies to transition opportunities to reality.

This convening will culminate in a black-tie gala that will raise money for ongoing sustainability and climate action leadership in Napa County. The Campaign will be Action-Oriented, Compelling, and, most critically, Sustained.

THE PATH FORWARD

If not here, where? Napa County can and should be the industry leader in sustainability and climate action and leverage its powerful platform for broader change. Alone, our capacity to impact global industry challenges is relatively limited.

Collectively, unified under a common goal, we can harness our opportunities and influence to serve as a force to transform the industry.

Napa THRIVES Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Event Sponsors

Gala Sponsor

Friends of Napa THRIVES

Napa THRIVES Co-Founders

Anna Brittain & Martin Reyes, MW

Napa THRIVES planning group

EVENT ORGANIZERS

Napa Green

Reyes Wine Group

Napa Valley Vintners

Napa Leadership Program

Dominus Estate

Spottswoode Estate

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Napa County Resource Conservation District

Napa Climate NOW!

Napa County Climate Action Committee

Committee members

Anna Brittain

Martin Reyes, MW

Michelle Novi

Dan Petroski

Tod Mostero

Molly Sheppard

Ashley Hausman, MW

Deborah Elliott