Land stewardship in Napa Valley: In conversation with Spottswoode Winery

By Hanna Halmari

In this Sustainable Wine Roundtable podcast Tom Owtram speaks with Beth Novak Milliken, president and CEO, and Aron Weinkauf, vineyard manager and winemaker, of Spottswoode Winery in Napa Valley, California.

One of the first vineyards to have adopted organic farming in Napa Valley, Spottswoode has also incorporated biodynamic practices and will soon be Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC).  They discuss the direction of sustainability within the wine industry, climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, the benefits of regenerative practices, communicating sustainability, and more.

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About the author

Hanna Halmari

Hanna Halmari is the editor at Sustainable Wine and the head of conferences at Innovation Forum. Hanna specialises in sustainability research and events across various industries. She holds an MSc in international development from Kings’s College London, where she developed a strong interest in political economy and post-communist transformation. Hanna speaks Finnish, Bulgarian and English. In her spare time she is a dedicated Radio Lollipop volunteer at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, enjoys travelling, and tasting new wines.