Support From NVG Associate Members After Wildfires

© Sarah Anne Risk

Many questions arise while assessing damages and loss of business related to the fire. In response to an outpouring of support from NVG’s Associate Membership, we compiled a list of discounted disaster-relief services available to NVG Members affected by the wildfires.

Industry Services:

Paul Bartelt, Bartelt Engineering - (707) 258-1301 -

Service: Winery infrastructure design (grading, paving, water systems, septic systems, storm drain systems) and Vineyard Erosion Control Planning (Track 2 listed ECP preparer)

Offer: 5% discount on professional services

Paul Andersen, OSHA Compliance Services, LLC - (925) 787-0220 -

Service: Conduct Hazard Assessments of the work areas to ensure safe work measures are correctly in place, provide a “Contractor Safety Management System” to ensure Contractors hired by NVG members are compliant with all appropriate Federal, State and local regulations

Offer: 30% discount on services to NVG members whose facilities have been directly affected by the fires

Financial Services:

Guy Carl, Brotemarkle, Davis, & Co. CPAs - (707) 963-4466 -

Service: Provides consultations for advice on income tax relief for disaster victims

Offer: No charge for initial consultation

Marc Loupe, CFOs2Go - (415) 298-0760 -

Service: Prepares financial and related forms

Offer: 25% discount on professional services, non-negotiable

Agricultural Supplies:

Deac Jones, Andaman Ag - (415) 307-6690 -

Service: In conjunction with supplier, Creative AG Products, Inc., they will provide members with a fish hydolysate product called Pacific Gro.  The product helps burned vineyards recover during the dormant period and next spring

Offer: Complimentary Pacific Gro fish hydrolysate totes (265 gal.) – Additional fee for freight

Richard North, TerraVesco - (707) 935-3900 -

Service: Provide additional hands for cleanup assistance to growers and vineyard managers affected by the North Bay wildfires – priority will be extended to existing TerraVesco customers.  The team will plan on a total of 2 - 3 days to assist in cleanup efforts. They will need to survey each site prior to initiating work ensuring the safety of their team members. 

Offer: $500 credit when purchasing two - 1 cubic yard totes of Vermicompost and for every additional 1 cubic yard of Vermicompost purchased, TerraVesco will donate an additional 1 cubic yard of Vermicompost.  $500 credit towards the purchase of two - 250 Gallon IBC containers of Vermi-extract and for every additional 250 Gallon IBC of Vermi-extract purchased, TerraVesco will donate an additional 250 Gallon IBC of Vermi-extract.  A $100 credit towards delivery will be applied.  A $5,000 maximum for purchases of either Vermicompost or Vermi-extrac. Purchases must be made before December 31, 2017.

Jim's Supply Company - (661) 616-6977 or (707) 942-5467 - 

Service:  30% off retail price on all erosion control products including safety fencing, straw waddles, and straw blankets to victims of the Northern California fires.

Offer: Simply mention that you are a fellow member of the Napa Valley Grapegrowers to receive discounted pricing on all erosion control materials.  Offer valid while supplies last.  Some restrictions apply.

If you are an Associate member, it is not too late to let NVG know about the disaster-relief services available through your company.  Fill out a questionnaire and we’ll be sure to include you in our directory, above.  For a full list of Associate membership services, refer to the NVG Associate Membership Directory.