Cook Vineyard Management Newsletter

 Store Hours are Monday Through Saturday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Sundays 8:00am - 2:00pm

Please be aware, that we practice all required
social distancing and safety measures.
Masks are required... and we also sell unique,
locally made masks, just in case you
need a new "fashion statement"  for your 


Here is a sampling of some of
our many amazing products.

Come in and check out the store for yourself!

We carry a variety of E.B.Stone soils, plant foods & fertilizers,
as well as aeration Grow Bags. 

Free Delivery in the 95476 zip code,
for orders of a $100.00 or more.

Use the warmth of your hands to wrap Bee’s Wrap® around a piece of food or over a bowl or casserole dish. When Bee's Wrap® cools—within seconds—it holds its seal.

Use your Bee’s Wrap® to wrap cheese, half a lemon, a crusty loaf of bread, fruits, vegetables, fresh herbs, and baked goods. 

Cover a bowl, or pack a snack for your next adventure.
Made with organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. Bee’s Wrap® is washable, reusable, and compostable.

Bee’s Wrap® is not recommended for use with raw meat or fish.

Come in and see which Bee's Wrap® size works best for you!
What Makes A Successful Harvest?


Living in the "vine country" has its rewards.

Our landscape is scattered with vineyards and our climate is perfect for growing 
world-class wine-grapes.
In the next few months we will begin our harvest,
“Crush 2020.” 

Two months of controlled mayhem, 
that brings our industry together
as well as, an end to another great season!



Even though we work very hard
during this time of year;
it’s a great time to reconnect with nature 
and those who are part of our wine community.

Wine makersviticulturist 
and wine enthusiast that make Sonoma
a great place to live, work and partake in some of the world's greatest wines!


Weather is the most important ingredient
for a successful harvest.

Mild temperatures, 
allow the matured grapes more
hang-time; giving them a few extra days,
to soak up more flavor, that will be enjoyed for many years to come. 

A successful harvest is also created by
all the many individuals, who work in the industry.

“Crush” is when we all come together
as a community, to work toward a common goal... ...a great harvest!

Teamwork is crucial to our success.


Sonoma, is also fortunate
to have an extended arid season,
during the September and October harvest. 


This is a crucial time for the maturing grapes
 as well, the extended hang-time, 
which allows key components to mature,
which add unique flavors to the wine-grape.

Most of our wine is hand-picked, 
which is extremely labor intensive.
This makes it especially mind blowing,
when you see a truck leaving a vineyard,
loaded with 20 tons of hand-picked grapes, 
heading to the winery!


In the next few weeks, we will be arming 
our vineyards with Mylar tape.
The shiny metallic ribbons are a necessity,
to scare off birds.

The small breezes in the vineyard,
along with the ultraviolet light,
will cause the tape to glimmer
and hopefully, keep the birds away!

Made from an iridescent red and silver,
Mylar Film, or Flash Tape
is specially designed
to reflect sunlight and crackle in the wind, 
creating a visual and
auditory distraction zone.


There are many predators during harvest time.
Wild turkeys and boar, deer, birds, yellowjackets and a variety of other varmints, that look forward to snacking on our ripened grapes.

Even though we can protect our crops with fencing and other deterrents;
giving a little back to nature, does still occur.

That is another great thing about Sonoma...
...sharing the wealth!



Quote of the week:

" Great Teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers."                                                                                                                              
                                                                                           -Pat Riley 

It's never too early to begin prepping for harvest.

We carry supplies for sale, such as Grape Knives,
Bird Netting, Shears and Harvest Bins (Lugs).

And, we rent, Destemmers, Grape Crushers, Lugs, Bottlers and more!

Come in and check it out
or give us a call at 707-938-7917


We Have Added Trailers

to Our U-Haul Fleet


CVM / Cook's Mercantile
is honored to be recognized as
one of the Top 100 U-Haul Dealers of the
19,000 dealers serving North America.
Our commitment to serving the community
with great customer service
and providing all your moving needs,
will always be our top priority!

We carry a wide variety of moving supplies
to fit all your moving needs,
as well as, cargo vans, box trucks and trailers.

 Call: 707-948-7917  or  707-938-7917


Come in and see our amazing Bird Boxes from:


Their Green Agriculture Approach,  provides an environmentally friendly approach,
for controlling rodents,
significantly reducing crop loss
with minimal use of chemicals.


Rodent Control - Nature’s Way!

“Due to increasing rodent populations and a need to reduce chemical use in the field,
use of barn owls in agriculture, is rapidly increasing.” 


you can use these boxes to help control pests without using poison and insecticides.

We have the boxes here for purchase.


 For more information, Please Call 707-938-7917
or email:



Have you been to
CVM / Cook's Mercantile lately?

19626 Eighth Street East  Sonoma CA  95476


  If not, drop by and see what's new!





Vineyard and Irrigation Supplies.

If you use it in the vineyard... we sell it at the store.

We also carry Beer and Winemaking Supplies along with Specialty gifts.

We are an Authorized Dealer!

The CVM Store, or "Cook's" as the locals call us,  is located at
19626 Eighth Street East, Sonoma. 
Our hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Saturday.
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Sunday

We are looking forward to serving you!  Please drop by the store or call with questions.

707-938-7917  "Cook's", The CVM Store Direct Line
707.490.8921 After Hours

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