Streamlining Registration for Farm Labor Contractors

The following article appeared in the 2015 Winter edition of Grower Advocate Credit goes to Napa County Farm Bureau board member Robert Jordan, as well as the Napa County Ag Commissioner’s Office, who together have just done something spectacular — they have changed the Farm Labor Contractor (FLC) licensing process to better suit the needs of Napa growers. Previously there …


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100 Percent Scott’s Vineyard

There is much to be said about living and working in the Napa community. There are so many great people who contribute to our unique culture that it’s hard to recognize them all, but if we work together, we can at least try to recognize as many as possible. That’s why when we had an opportunity to work with Honig …

Where We Work

Working in Napa, Sonoma, Suisun and El Dorado Hills, we get to tend to the vineyard on some of the most beautiful estates. Here is a short video with some of the properties we manage.


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Selecting the Right Vineyard Manager

It’s true. Hiring a vineyard manager can be as nerve wracking as choosing a wise investment. You second guess yourself: Did you pick the right person for the job? Will the crew show up as promised? Will my winemaker like the results? The Seeds Like any new relationship it will take time for us to learn those little nuances that …

One of a Kind Tiller Delivers Faster Weeding With No Vine Damage

This one of a kind machine is a vineyard manager’s best friend, but if you’re looking for one of these in Napa, you’ll only find it on the crews of Grand Crew Vineyard Management. While looking for ways to manage vineyards more efficiently and provide for a better outcome of the crop, we work hard to design tools that help us …


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Covering the Crop

Bad things can happen. We use cover crops for a variety of preventative measures, from the benefits of keeping soil oxygenated for a healthy root system to maintaining a healthy balance of carbon to nitrogen. It all results in creating a valuable crop. But little surprises come out of nowhere regardless of how well you plan for perfection. That’s why …