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 1916, American AgCredit is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, and is the nation’s fifth largest Farm Credit cooperative. American AgCredit specializes in providing financial services to agricultural and rural customers throughout California, Nevada, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico – as well as to capital markets customers throughout the country.
We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.
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
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.
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
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 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.
The Peterson Strategy is centered on our company’s most important asset: our customers.
From the core values that form the base of our strategy to the vision that motivates our performance, every aspect of Peterson is dedicated to providing you with excellent service. Peterson offers a wide range of equipment and services because we understand how complex and competitive your business is. Renowned as the official Caterpillar equipment dealer for the San Francisco Bay Area, the Northern California coast, Oregon, and southern Washington, Peterson has been in the heavy equipment industry since 1936. In 2011, Peterson became the authorized International Trucks dealer for all of Northern California. With stores in Santa Rosa, Fortuna, San Leandro, and San Martin, Peterson Trucks provides new and used International commercial vehicles with a variety of financing and lease options. Peterson Idealease is the lease and rental arm of Peterson Trucks and offers rental services for fleets that need to replace an out-of-service vehicle or meet temporary peaks in demand such as crush. Our all-makes, all-models parts and service departments can support the needs of any fleet. We offer a life-long relationship focused on creating value for our customers and helping them succeed—whatever road they’re on. And as our greatest and most coveted asset, YOU deserve the best possible product and service available. That is precisely why Peterson and International are a perfect fit. This partnership has brought together two proud, all-American companies that have been industry leaders for decades, providing you not only with superior products, but also the customer service you deserve.
If you are not familiar with Peterson, we invite you to call or visit our facility today to find out how Peterson Trucks can help you grow your business efficiently and profitable. If you are already doing business with Peterson, we thank you for
your loyalty and look forward to many years of a successful partnership
Vineyard Industry Products
Since 1979, Vineyard Industry Products has been dedicated to customer success, community involvement, and employee appreciation. We provide the vineyard industry with quality products at the best possible prices. We have a reputation for excellent customer service, on-time deliveries and staying true to our word. For new installations or daily operations, we’ve got what you need at VIP!
Windsor (800) 544-2210
Los Alamos (805) 344-1700
Paso Robles (800) 491-9833
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.
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.
Agroplasma Inc. sells high production fertilizers approved for organic agricultural production in over 35 states nationwide. The Ferticell product line is based on different types of algae extracts, natural plant of plants, and have been developed directly from grower request. We incorporate the latest technologies available within the disciplines of microbiology, chemistry, and industrial processing.
Our products contain no animal bi-products to produce any Ferticell materials.
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.
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.
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.
CDFA Pierce’s Disease/Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board
The Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board ensures winegrape grower assessment funds are spent wisely and proactively to find solutions to PD, GWSS, and other designated pests and diseases of winegrapes. Learn more at www.pdgwss.net.
Business Contact: Emily Mazza
Phone: (925) 370-9777
Email: [email protected]
Address: Brown Miller Communications – 1114 Jones Street, Martinez, CA 94553
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.
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
Geodesy was founded in gratitude to our agricultural community with the sole purpose of empowering the next generation of young women. Our limited wines, crafted from estate vineyards, reflect authenticity, quality, and legacy. 100% of our profits support our Wild Goat Edge program that advances bright young women through connectivity with a village of teachers, mentors, and internship sponsors who guide, support, and empower them. Our hope is that these young women will play a significant role in helping agriculture in our region thrive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WM Earthcare Homegrown Compost is made from locally sourced yard trimmings and food scraps. Our OMRI-listed Homegrown Compost is registered as organic input material with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and tested under US Composting Council Guidelines.
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.
AgCode is a vineyard management software, offering a complete set of solutions for agribusinesses and delivers business intelligence to increase productivity and efficiency.
Allied Grape Growers
Allied Grape Growers is a California winegrape marketing cooperative with nearly 600 grower-members located from major winegrape regions of California. The association exists for the purpose of efficient and competitive marketing of its members’ grapes as well as offering marketing services for non-members. We maintain direct lines of year-round communication with our growers and vintners for a better understanding of market conditions and opportunities.
Business Contact: Chad Clark, Contract Negotiations & Senior Grower Relations of North Coast Operations
Phone: (707) 328-8017
Email: [email protected]
Address: 7030 N. Fruit Avenue, Suite #115 Fresno, CA 93711
Our success is based on optimizing your growing season to select and combine a wide range of sustainable and organic products. Our expertise is in combining these products to meet the needs of your specific soil, location, crops and pest and disease pressures.
Address: PO Box 609, Corte Madera, CA 94976
Automatic Trap Inc. was founded in Sonoma County and is the exclusive North American distributor for the Goodnature A24 Rat and Mouse Trap. The A24 is certified humane, toxin-free and self-resetting. We believe passionately in safe, humane and efficient rodent control. Our vision is to eliminate the preventable suffering of these mammals – and we are closer with every trap we ship.
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.
At Ceres Imaging, we believe the future of agriculture depends on providing farmers with the right tools—to cover more ground, make the most of their resources, and apply skill and experience where they’re needed most. That’s why we’re building farm management solutions that put farmers in control.
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.
Grey Creek Viticulture Services
Grey Creek provides the largest selection of grapevine materials in the industry. We cater to your specific needs, with one contact point for all of our grapevine nursery partners. We offer more varieties, clones and rootstock combinations than any other single nursery.
Business Contact: Brian Jessen
Email: [email protected]
Address: 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
We offer equipment rental/sales needs. We offer Rental Purchase Options plans. We offer equipment parts and service needs. Aerial and forklift training certification needs. Product knowledge.
Business Contact: Ramiro Jimenez
Email: [email protected]
Address: E 2nd Street, Benicia, CA 94510
Harmony Farm, Ag and Nursery Supply
Providing Organic soil fertility, pest control, and irrigation since 1980. Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery is a recognized pioneer in sustainable practices. Our Certified Designers have created hundreds of acres of irrigation solutions. Free design. Aggressively priced.
Business Contact: Rick Williams
Phone: (707) 823-9125
Email: [email protected]
Address: 3244 Gravenstein Hwy North Sebastopol, CA 95472
We provide comprehensive business insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals nationwide.
Business Contact: Brian Stephenson
Phone: (707) 789-3060
Address: 101 2nd Street, Suite 120, Petaluma, CA 94952
Herrick Grapevines LLC
Since 1997, Herrick Grapevines offers a variety of ENTAV-INRA® and FPS California Certified grapevine clones as well as custom grafted projects to meet vineyard needs.
In over 30 years, INFACO has designed, produced and sold over 250,000 pruning shears, and the F3015 is the 8th generation. Currently, INFACO is an international firm selling tools in more than forty countries in the world. Customer Satisfaction has been INFACO’s motto, and the company has continually striven to improve the ELECTROCOUP to keep its professional wine growing, olive growing, arboriculture, park and garden clients loyal.
In 1984, M. Daniel DELMAS invented the World’s first electric pruning shear, the ELECTROCOUP. He then went on to create INFACO (Innovation, Fabrication, Commercialisation) as a family business with authentic values. In 1985, at the SITEVI international exhibition in Montpellier, Daniel Delmas won the Golden Palm Award for Best innovation for his invention. INFACO sold its first 500 ELECTROCOUP shears during the three-day wine growing trade show. Daniel DELMAS and his son Davy still run the company with a staff of more than 80 employees in Cahuzac sur Vère, (South-West of France (81 – Tarn), driven by the same passion as on the very first day.
Vintel is a decision support tool designed for vineyard managers with adaptability to fit any production goal. Advanced modeling gives growers irrigation forecasts and vine water stress for site-specific management decisions.
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.
Moss Adams LLP
For more than 30 years, Moss Adams Wine Industry Group members have been helping West Coast wineries and vineyards like yours, succeed by providing a full range of accounting, tax, and business consulting services. More than 300 wine industry clients choose Moss Adams for a competitive advantage. We provide guidance in areas such as how to capitalize on tax credits and incentives, lower operating costs, and plan for the future. Our team has a deep understanding of the key legislative, distribution, environmental, safety, and international issues impacting you, we leverage our knowledge of your entire supply chain, from grower to consumer and all points in between, to deliver high-impact solutions.
Contact us as [email protected]
Munselle Civil Engineering
Munselle Civil Engineering is a consulting civil engineering and surveying firm that offers a full range of civil engineering, surveying and land planning services from preliminary mapping and design through construction management. MCE’s experience includes vineyard development design/permitting, winery site development and use permit processing, reservoir design, subdivision entitlements and design, private residential estates, driveway design, septic system design, process wastewater design, commercial development and creek restoration design and permitting.
Pellanc America is a full-service equipment dealer specialized in vineyard and winery equipment in North America and Canada. We provide service both shop and onsite, parts and sales. We also have a complete line of battery-operated tools for landscaping.
Plant Aid specializes in the development and distribution of eco-friendly, non-toxic, organic solutions that promote the growth of cleaner, healthier crops.
Ranch Systems provides wireless monitoring and irrigation/water transfer system controls for agricultural and environmental applications with secure anytime, anywhere access, control, alerts, and automated reports.
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.
VineView is the premier provider of aerial imaging and crop metrics for vineyards. We offer PureVine, Zone Maps, vine metrics, disease mapping and sampling plans.
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