Become A Napa Green Ambassador

Would you like to feel more comfortable and confident talking about Napa Green Winery and the new Napa Green Vineyard certification and sustainable winegrowing?

Want to have a quick answer ready when people ask, “What is the difference between sustainable and organic?”

Interested in new ideas to engage guests, differentiate your wines, and share your sustainability story in the tasting room, on social media and other communications channels?

Join us for the Napa Green Ambassadors workshop covering:

  • What is sustainability?
  • What does it mean to be Napa Green?
  • Market studies and evidence that consumers care.
  • Beneficial birds and animals in the vineyard – fun facts like opossums are immune to snake venom.
  • Tips and tools for sharing your sustainability story on social media.
  • Tips and tools for speaking sustainability with trade – buyers, retailers, distributors.
  • Examples of how Napa Green members share their sustainability stories.

Napa Green Ambassador Training Videos

What is Sustainability? What Makes Napa Green a Leader? And the Market Case for Sharing Your Story.

Anna Brittain | Executive Director at Napa Green

What is sustainability? What does it mean to be Napa Green Winery and/or Vineyard certified? Market studies and evidence that consumers care about sustainability and will pay a premium.

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Wildlife and Winged Friends in the Vineyard

John Comisky | President of Napa Wildlife Rescue

Sustainable storylines: Beneficial birds and animals in the vineyard. Fun facts like opossums are immune to snake venom.

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Insights and Tips for Social Media Engagement

Meghan Vergara | Certified Sommelier and Owner of Veritas Consultants

Tips and tools for sharing your sustainability story on social media and other marketing channels.

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The Sustainability Imperative and Sharing with Trade

Martin Reyes | Master of Wine and Founder of Reyes Wine Group & Wine Unify

Tips and tools for speaking sustainability with trade – somms, buyers, retailers, distributors

How Champions Share Their Sustainability Commitments & The Leadership Opportunity in Napa County

Anna Brittain | Executive Director at Napa Green

Examples of how Napa Green members share their sustainability stories & Wrap-up.

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Anna Brittain | Executive Director at Napa Green

Anna has worked locally, nationally and internationally on environmental management and policy with organizations ranging from the environmental economics think tank Resources for the Future in Washington, DC to the International Union for Conservation of Nature in Hanoi, Vietnam. She has spent a decade facilitating and growing sustainability in the wine industry, with an expertise in communications and certification standards. She has helped lead the growth of the Napa Green program for over six years, and stepped into the position of Executive Director of the now independent non-profit in fall 2019. 

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John Comisky | President of Napa Wildlife Rescue

John Comiksy is the President of Napa Wildlife Rescue, the only organization in Napa County that is permitted to rescue, rehabilitate, and release wildlife back into the wild. John Comisky is also a freelance photographer based in Napa. His photographic work for Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County reveals his love for birds and mammals. He has documented wildlife, landscapes, and candid moments of everyday life from across the globe.
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Meghan Vergara | Certified Sommelier and Owner of Veritas Consultants

Meghan Vergara is a certified Sommelier with over 15 years experience working in world class culinary and wine markets such as New York City and Napa Valley. During her extensive Sommelier training and tenure at the some of the nation’s top restaurants she learned from the very best industry professionals, wine makers and successful business owners how to create a wine experience like no other.
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Martin Reyes | Master of Wine and Founder of Reyes Wine Group & Wine Unify

A first-generation American, Martin is the first Master of Wine of Mexican descent. With a prolific career as a buyer, importer, educator, speaker, judge, writer, and winemaker, he has held influential roles in many sectors of the industry. Today, Martin directs production for Sonoma-based Peter Paul Wines, works closely with Spottswoode Estate on climate action & sustainability initiatives, and consults across the full wine supply chain. He launched Reyes Selections in 2018, a small portfolio of his favorite producers, singled out from years spent sourcing wines globally for the US market.

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