Insurers of wineries and vineyards in CA. wildfire areas subject to DOI scrutiny

In what may give some hope to California’s beleaguered wineries and vineyards in high wildfire risk areas, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara last Tuesday directed insurers to provide details about cancellation, nonrenewal, or rejection of commercial insurance policies. Agribusiness insurance carriers operating in California or participating in the California Fair Plan Association were given 60 […]

2020 Crop Insurance Claims Update – Winegrape Growers

When should I file a Notice of Loss? If you suspect that you have a problem with smoke, high heat or other damage in your vineyard you should open a “notice of loss”. It is going to be a busy year for the adjusters, and you want to get your inspection scheduled prior to harvesting. Just […]