A to Z Wineworks

Certified B Corporation

Oregon, United States

Certified Since

May 2014


Agicultural support/post-harvest



Operates In

United States

A to Z Wineworks was started in 2002 by two Oregon wine industry couples, the Hatchers and the Francis Tannahills, and was immediately recognized for offering high quality wines at great value. In 2006, the group welcomed Michael Davies as winemaker resulting in more collective Oregon winemaking experience for A to Z than any other winery, experience that can make a difference in difficult vintages. Soon after, the families partnered with Gregg Popovich (NBA Head Coach of the San Antonio Spurs) and a few others to buy the 25-year-old property, REX HILL Vineyards and Winery. They reduced REX HILL production by 77%, refining and refocusing the brand to achieve the highest quality and were honored with a Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of the Year award two years later. A to Z has two viticulturists on staff and has worked with more than 100 vineyards in Oregon using biodynamic or organic principles to farm all owned or long-leased vineyards. A to Z remains true to the initial mission of offering Aristocratic Wines at Democratic Prices™ that sustainably deliver the Essence of Oregon™ while building a business that is force for good, best for people and the land.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, A to Z Wineworks earned an overall score of 91.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
91.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.3

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency3.5
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 22.6

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security7.7
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.8
Career Development3.2
Engagement & Satisfaction3.8

Community 23.1

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion6.4
Economic Impact6.3
Civic Engagement & Giving3.9
Supply Chain Management4.1

Environment 29.3

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management2.7
Air & Climate4.9
Land & Life15.7

Customers 0.9

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship0.9

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score91.3
2019 Overall B Impact Score121.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score136.7
2014 Overall B Impact Score102.7

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