Our annual sponsors help support grape grower educational programs, our sustainability initiative, and the dynamic marketing efforts that promote Sonoma County’s wine growing both locally and globally. If you’d like to become a sponsor and support Sonoma County grape growers, please contact
Alisha Basich at [email protected] or 707-522-5867 for more information.
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We’re Proud to Present Our Current Sponsors
Thank you for your dedication to our organization and to sustainable agriculture in Sonoma County!
Founded in 1921, Wilbur-Ellis is a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. By developing strong relationships, making strategic market investments and capitalizing on new opportunities, Wilbur-Ellis has continued to grow its business with sales over $3 billion.
Agribusiness addresses crop challenges and individual grower needs with tailored solutions in crop protection, nutrition and seed technology. We maintain a full network of field specialists who live in the regions they serve. This enables them to gain a clear understanding of the problems their customers face, recognize and respond quickly to opportunities and develop strong one-to-one relationships.
With our advanced crop production technology and earth-friendly operations, we offer solutions that produce the best returns.
We have extensive experience in:
- Pest diagnosis
- Yield monitoring
- Soil analysis
- Water management
- Regulatory and environmental issues
Duarte Nursery, Inc. is a family owned and operated nursery located near Modesto in the Central Valley of California. Duarte Nursery is the largest permanent crops nursery in the United States, with a history of innovative products and exceptional customer service.
Duarte Nursery has its own vineyards and orchards, which include many experiments that focus on grower’s concerns. They include technologies for rapid vine establishment and fruit production, and the evaluation of scion clones and rootstocks for broad ranges of growing conditions.
Part of our commitment to innovation and quality is Dry Creek Lab, the nursery’s on-site laboratory where DNI produces fruit and nut trees through micropropagation and tissue culture. DNI’s fruit and nut tree program is based on the same strategy for success that has been enjoyed with our grapevines – quality, friendship and service.
Business Contact: Stefan Daniels or Tia Russell
Phone: Stefan: (415) 309-3930 Tia: (209) 815-2399
Email: [email protected]
Address: 1555 Baldwin Road, Hughson, CA 95326
The Dutton family has been working the land in Sonoma County since the 1880s. Today, we sustainably and organically farm 1,300 acres (1100 in vineyards, 200 in apple orchards) in the Russian River Valley and Green Valley AVAs. Our grapes are prized by some of the most respected wineries in California.
|Headquartered in Sonoma County and founded in 1890, Exchange Bank is a premier community bank with assets of $2.6 billion. Exchange Bank provides a wide range of personal, commercial and trust and investment services with 18 branches in Sonoma County and a commercial and SBA lending office in Roseville and Marin, California. The Bank’s legacy of financial leadership and community support is grounded in its core values of Commitment, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.|
|Business Contact: Summer Jeffus
Phone: (707) 524-1256
Email: [email protected]
Address: 545 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Grow West® is a leading agri-business company and retailer, servicing both conventional and organic production agriculture in Northern California. Started in 1951, we have been serving our local communities for almost 70 years. Our commitment to our customers can be seen throughout the vertically integrated service areas and offerings we bring. With 18 retail, farm supply, wholesale manufacturing and trucking locations, we service the agricultural community through PCA consulting, agronomic expertise in crop and pest control management, as well as products and services to support more than 34 counties.
Sonoma Clean Power
Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) is your local not-for-profit public agency and is the official electricity provider for Sonoma and Mendocino Counties. SCP is focused on providing service with increased renewable electricity sources to all residential, commercial, agricultural, and industry customers throughout their service territory, while providing innovative programs to address the climate crisis in our local communities.
Advanced Viticulture, Inc.
Advanced Viticulture, Inc. is a wine-growing consulting and vineyard management company that operates with a focus on sustainability. From a philosophy of minimal inputs to the vineyard, but with timely manipulations, we achieve environmental protection while allowing each site’s uniqueness to be expressed in their wines. Reduction of fertilizer and irrigation inputs allows the vineyard’s characteristics to shine through to the wines.
Ag Health Benefits Alliance
We work closely with employers to provide competitive and cost effective employee health benefit programs. What truly sets us apart is our friendly bilingual staff and hands on approach to helping employees understand their benefits.
Atlas Vineyard Management, Inc.
Farming and developing world-class vineyards is a shared passion at AVM. Our success is not made by a single individual, but by a cohesive team of dedicated field workers, Managers, Viticulturists and office staff members.
Bevill Vineyard Management
We are a progressive farming company with a performance history of integrity, accountability and excellence spanning three decades. Owned and operated by experienced leaders and innovators, Bevill Vineyard Management oversees the care of vineyards in all areas of Sonoma County and employs only the most skilled workers throughout the growing season. Financial accountability, land stewardship, sustainable and socially equitable practices form the foundation of our operations.
Blue Star Gas
Blue Star Gas is a long-standing provider of clean-burning propane, related equipment, and exceptional service to a diverse customer base in Sonoma County and surrounding areas. We are pleased to promote new, efficient, propane engine technology which can reduce energy costs and lower harmful exhaust emissions when compared to diesel in direct irrigation power or generator applications. New tankless water heaters provide hot water on-demand and reduce fuel consumption. Propane-fueled weed control also offers a pesticide-free solution for organic growers. We also provide propane for traditional heating needs, forklift refueling, as well as back up power for frost protection.
Casa Cristal Nursery
Our family has been growing grapes and making wine for three generation. As growes, we understand the importance of a dependable supply of healthy, true to type vines. As Californians, we are committed to stewardship, choosing sustainable practices at every level of production. We understand the industry from the ground up and are continually evolving to meet your needs.
We have a deep history in the wine industry, helping vineyard managers across Northern and Central California make the most of their harvest – whether it’s a production scale or small independent farm. Central Valley is your Vineyard Supply Headquarters for wholesale products, tools and equipment. We carry high-quality trellising products and equipment from wire, posts, fasteners, pruning tools, irrigation supplies, and wildlife control fencing to post drivers – all at competitive wholesale prices.
Our experts have been in your position, and are committed to providing you with the best service, tools, materials and solutions to get the job done right.
The Ciatti Company
The Ciatti Company has been in the wine, grape, concentrate and grape spirit brokerage business since 1971. The company was founded by Robert Salles, and then purchased by Joseph Ciatti, who remained President of the company until 2007. A new partnership was formed in January of 2007, and today the Ciatti Company has offices in eight countries serving you locally by bringing the world of wine to you daily.
Our mission at the Ciatti Company is to bring our clients precise and timely market knowledge, expertise in inventory management, and a level of ethics unmatched in our profession. Our goal is to add value to every relationship that is created and maintained. We aim to assist our clients in their efforts to manage the growth of their brands.
JSC Agricultural Supply
JSC Agricultural Supply, a division of Jim’s Supply Co. Inc., is the premier manufacturer of trellising solutions! We manufacture grape stakes and crossarms at our Central California production plant and distribute a full line of agricultural supplies including end posts, fencing, wire, anchors, bird control, vine protection, and more! We take pride in our individualized service and solutions for both large and small growers alike.
For almost two decades, Novavine has worked to provide quality grapevines for premium winemakers. This family business is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, and now produces more than 6 million grapevines annually.
Novavine has exclusive US access to the clonal collection of the world’s largest grapevine nursery, Vivai Cooperativi Rauscedo (VCR) in Fruili, Italy. It addition to a large selection of Italian varieties, VCR has exciting clones of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Since 1936, Peterson Cat has been your family-owned Cat dealer! We proudly provide new and used Cat machine sales, parts, service, and rentals from full-service locations throughout 100,000 square miles of California, Oregon and southwest Washington. Visit us online today at petersoncat.com!
Pisenti & Brinker, LLP
|Founded in Santa Rosa, CA in 1965, Pisenti & Brinker LLP has been a trusted business partner of our clients in the North Bay Area for over 50 years. Our clients vary in size and pursuit, but what they have in common is a trust in our ability to be a solid partner capable of delivering the highest level of client service in a careful, confident, and expert manner.
Whether you do business around the corner or around the world, you can count on Pisenti & Brinker LLP to make your vision a reality through good solid advice, innovative solutions and global reach. Our clients in Sonoma and Napa Counties have relied on our solutions since 1965.
From tax and strategic planning to day-to-day operations and financial analysis, Pisenti & Brinker LLP can work side by side with you, improving efficiency, boosting profitability and providing the essential services for your business to stay healthy and continue growing.
|Business Contact: John Meislahn
Email: [email protected]
Address: 3562 Round Barn Circle #300, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Ray Carlson & Associates Inc
Ray Carlson & Associates, Inc. has an ongoing commitment to: provide superior customer service; support our professional, highly trained staff; and produce quality land survey and data management products for our clients through a combination of experience, innovation, technology and honest communication.
We truly are Mapping for a Better World.
Business Contact: Walter Moody
Address: 411 Russell Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Redwood Empire Vineyard Management
ONE STOP FOR ALL YOUR NEEDS
Redwood Empire Vineyard Management provides you with a trusted resource for all things related to vineyard management. From property development to building roads to soil evaluation – and more – we do it all, even assessing grape marketability and property maintenance.
Since 1983 we’ve been managing new and existing vineyards – and building trust. Our family owned and operated business features an experienced staff, a large inventory of the latest equipment and a long list of satisfied clients.
Our philosophy is simple – we’re here to look out for you.
TerraVesco® produces professional grade, OMRI listed and CDFA certified organic vermicompost. Our proprietary production process utilizes millions of earthworms (E. Fetida) to convert organic dairy manure into an organic soil amendment meeting the highest product quality and consistency standards. TerraVesco Vermicompost satisfies the requirements of the most demanding precision wine grape and tree nut growers, master gardeners, and landscape professionals.
Over the past four decades, Turrentine Brokerage has been assisting grower and winery clients with supply challenges and opportunities and providing the best data-driven information and analysis to help clients avoid supply problems and make the most profitable choices in a complex and constantly changing business.
The Wonderful Company is a privately held $4 billion company committed to offering high-quality, healthy brands and helping consumers make better choices, every day.
We grow, harvest, bottle, package, and market a diverse range of healthy products, including fruits, nuts, flowers, water, wines and juices. The Wonderful Company’s diverse holdings make it the world’s largest grower of tree nuts, America’s largest citrus grower, and the world’s largest flower delivery service with the Teleflora network of florists.
We believe there is incredible power in the Wonderful family of brands to inspire healthier choices and to support our communities. By helping nourish our neighbors with high-quality, healthy products, we believe we can grow a better world.
Zenith Agribusiness Solutions
Zenith is the premier specialist in workers’ compensation nationally, and a leader in property and casualty insurance for the California agriculture industry. We combine depth of expertise with a forward-thinking approach to achieve the highest level of service and outcomes for our clients. We believe insurance is a long-term investment in your employees and the success of your business. We’re passionate about helping our customers support their employees with safe workplaces, and when injuries occur, helping injured employees get the medical care they need and return to work.
AgCode is a vineyard management software, offering a complete set of solutions for agribusinesses and delivers business intelligence to increase productivity and efficiency.
AXA Equitable AgriFinance
We provide long-term fixed rate financing for most type of agriculture real estate, including vineyards, wineries, irrigation development, processing facilities, dairies and timberland.
Bartolomei Scale Inc.
Bartolomei Scale, Inc. specializes in the (sale, service, and rental) of scale products manufactured by a broad list of leading scale companies. The primary markets for our products and services consist of the manufacturing industry, food processing, agriculture, grape growers and wineries, farmers market, cement, quarry, asphalt plus retail food services.
We use human ingenuity to pursue products, services and ideas that can shape the future of agriculture in three ey areas: Innovation, Sustainability and Digital Transformation. Bayer supports “Science for A Better Life” that is the foundation for improving the lives of many millions of people around the world.
Dal Poggetto & Company LLP
Tax, accounting, and financial consulting services including income tax planning and preparation, audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements, profit improvement studies and cost accounting systems development for winery and vineyard businesses.
George Petersen Insurance
George Petersen Insurance Agency has been providing comprehensive insurance coverage since 1935. With an over 80-year history of delivering exceptional service at competitive pricing, our focus has always been on serving our clients and protecting their assets. As one of the largest independently owned agencies in Northern California, we have the size and experience to provide in-house expertise for every kind of insurance coverage.
Knights Grapevine Nursery
We are a grapevine nursery ready to tackle head-on the emerging viruses and disease that threaten the health of the plant, and the entire industry. We are committed to produce the strongest, cleanest plants for you.
TESTING EVERY VINE SINCE 2014!
ROOTED IN TRADITION. FAMILY OWNED. FAMILY OPERATED.
Eckhard Kaesekamp is no stranger to the grapevine industry. With over 25 years of hands-on experience in the ins and outs of a nursery business, his knowledge helps grow truly strong, healthy plants.
His international experience has lead him to combine the best methods and techniques to produce a seamless and efficient approach to producing great plants.
We have been in the grapevine nursery business since 1969. We provide field grown dormant crafted vines, field grown dormant rootings along with greenhouse grown potted crafted vines.
The Saqui Law Group, a division of Dowling Aaron Incorporated
COUNSELORS TO MANAGEMENT
The Saqui Law Group began by representing California’s growers, packers and shippers with their labor and employment issues. Over the course of 20 years we grew into a firm operating nationally. Our practice continues to broaden its reach by partnering with HR and labor relations consultants of the highest caliber.
We aggressively represent employers ranging from large multinational corporations to small family run businesses exclusively in the areas of labor-management relations and workforce strategic planning. The Saqui Law Group’s reach has broadened from a once Agriculture-only firm to one representing employers in Agriculture, Food Processing, Manufacturing, Construction, Trucking, Trash Hauling, and Hospitality. This challenging business climate demands a different type of legal representation with aggressive approaches to pro-active planning and legal defense.
We take only cases we can truly put our passion behind. We fight the litigation battles that plague so many American businesses from discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination cases to wage and hour class actions and government enforcement cases of all kinds. Whether fighting to keep our clients union-free, or handling negotiations for unionized clients, our goal is to bullet-proof our clients for the long haul.
Sunridge Nurseries is the most trusted and respected name in the grapevine nursery stock industry. We have earned that reputation through years of dedication, honesty, integrity and a commitment to uncompromising quality. It is a reputation we cherish and work diligently to maintain. We understand this industry and the people who dedicate their lives to it. At the very foundation of every successful relationship is an unwavering trust in each other.
We know livelihoods depend on us fulfilling our promises. Our customers count on us to deliver a product that performs the way we say it will–harvest after harvest after harvest.
This single focus on quality and consistency is how we became the largest supplier of grape stock in the country and why we continue to lead the industry.