Dempel Ranch Vineyard

The vineyards are located on moderate slopes to steep hillsides. The soils are clay loam and have moderate water holding capacities. The vine rows mostly are planted up and down the elevation.

Owner Dempel Ranch Vineyard and Grapevine Nursery
Contact Bob Dempel
Address 4570 Brighton Dr
702 Crawford Ranch Rd. Hopland CA 95449
Hopland, CA .
Phone 707-953-5428
Fax 707-578-1098
Is Sustainable Yes
AVA(s): Mendocino
Vineyard Acreage 25
Latitude 39.01494
Longitude -123.1504
Vineyard Certifications Protected Harvest Certificate of Sustainability
Soil Type(s) red hill clay
Elevation(s) 500 to 1000 feet
Farming Practices Dempel Ranch Vineyard and Grapevine Nursery is the only vineyard and grapevine nursery in Mendocino County to receive a Certificate of Sustainability from Protected Harvest, the leading company issuing certification in California. The Grapevine Nursery is only one of two Grapevine Nurseries to receive the Protected Harvest Certification in California.
Winery Partners Wine grapes harvested from the Nursery/Vineyards go into Vineyard designated wines from the following wineries:
River Road
Taft Street
Vineyard Mgmt The vineyard is managed using the eleven sustainable plans as required under the Protected Harvest/Sure Harvest Sustainable Program. These eleven plans are part of six growing standards:
Ecosystem Management
Human Resources
Soil Management
Irrigation Management
Vineyard Establishment
Pest Management

The grapevine nursery is a participant in the CDFA Grapevine Nursery Registration and Certification Program
The nursery is managed under the rules of the Nursery division and inspected annually.

Vineyard Blocks

Dempel Ranch Vineyard and Grapevine Nursery
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Acres 11
Clone(s) clone 7 certiified , clone 8 certified
Rootstocks(s) 101-14,so4
Trellis Systems VSP
Year Planted 1991
Soil Type
Slope % 5 to 25 %
Row Orientation east/west


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