Since 2009, CAFF has been holding a series of workshops to promote dry farming to conserve water and produce high quality wine grapes. CAFF will be holding additional workshops in the summer of 2014.

Please check this web page for upcoming workshop information and details from our past workshops.

Contact or call 510-832-4625 x 13 with any workshop questions

Workshop at Tablas Creek Vineyard, 8-22-2012


Upcoming workshops


There are no upcoming workshops, but please check back for more information on our summer 2014 workshop series!


Past Workshops




Dry-Farming Field Day

A discussion of techniques for quality winegrape production, sustainability, and water stewardship

Deaver Vineyards

Plymouth, CA

August 6th, 2013

 Dry Farming Workshop

Learn about dry farming as it relates to wine quality and water stewardship

AmByth Estate, Templeton, CA

July 26th, 2013


Dry-Farming: Key Concepts Presentation

AmByth Estate Case Study


 Dry-Farming Workshop

A discussion of techniques, water management, and climate change for grape growers

Battaglini Winery, Santa Rosa

July 17th, 2013


Climate Change Impacts Presentation



Dry Farming in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Mica Cellars, Watsonville

December 6th, 2012


Dry Farming Presentation , Mica Raas, 12-1-12

Dry Farming in the Central Coast AVA: Starting the Dialogue

Tablas Creek Vineyard, Paso Robles

August 22, 2012


Tablas Creek Vineyard case study



The Dry Farmed Option:Boosting the Bottom Line

Frog’s Leap Vineyard, Rutherford

July 8, 2010


Frog’s Leap Case Study


Dry Farming: Boosting the Bottom Line

Bucklin Old Hill Ranch, Sonoma

July 28th, 2010


Old Hill Ranch Case Study



Dry Farming: From the Past to the Present

Bernier Vineyards, Healdsburg Location

   August 26th, 2009


Bernier Vineyards Case Study


Updated 10-22-2013