Napa’s Most Powerful Grape Grower to Double Thompson’s Pledge of $1,000 per Point in Next Three Home Games; Funds Earmarked for the Napa Valley Community Foundation
(Napa Valley, Calif.—October 24, 2017) – Longtime Golden State Warriors fan and vineyard owner Andy Beckstoffer today announced Beckstoffer Vineyards will match Golden State Warriors superstar Klay Thompson’s donation of $1000 per point to North Bay Fire Relief for the next three home games. Beckstoffer’s matching donation will be $1,000 per point, with a $50,000 minimum donation to the Napa Valley Community Foundation.
Of the donation, Andy Beckstoffer stated, “our vineyards and our company has been fortunate to have sustained no major damages due to the North Bay wildfires. However, we know that many members of our community and local businesses have been less lucky.”
Terence Mulligan, president of Napa Valley Community Foundation commented, “We are tremendously grateful to Beckstoffer Vineyards for their generous contribution to our Disaster Relief Fund’s Emergency Financial Assistance program. With Andy’s support, we will be able to help many low-income workers in agriculture and hospitality overcome the financial hardships they have encountered as a result of the devastating fires in Napa Valley.”
Andy Beckstoffer will be at the Warriors’ games cheering Klay Thompson on.
ABOUT BECKSTOFFER VINEYARDS
Named “Napa’s most powerful grape grower” by both the Wall Street Journal and Wine Spectator, Beckstoffer Vineyards was founded in 1970. Beckstoffer Vineyards is firmly rooted in the soil of Northern California’s wine country, with Andy Beckstoffer playing an integral role in the evolution of the wine grape industry since 1970. Joined at the family-owned business by his son David in 1997, they share a common mission – to produce the highest quality grapes in Northern California that form the foundation for exceptional wines – and a combined passion for the land and viticulture expertise.
At the forefront of land conservation and labor practices, Beckstoffer Vineyards is committed to bringing agricultural sensitivity, business acumen and technology to the industry as a whole, and to each of the communities in which they do business.
In total, Beckstoffer Vineyards owns and farms roughly 3,600 acres of vineyards in Napa Valley, Mendocino County and the Red Hills of Lake County, including some of Napa’s most historic vineyard properties. The six Heritage Vineyards, with origins dating back to the 19th century, include To Kalon, Dr. Crane, Bourn, Las Piedras, Georges III and Missouri Hopper. Each vineyard has a history and provenance that is unparalleled in California, offering a combination of soil and climate that have historically produced the highest quality Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for the finest wines.