Company

Duff Bevill founded BVM just as the Sonoma County viticultural renaissance was taking root. BVM became agricultural leaders, planting new varietals and introducing new technology to the industry.

1973

Duff moved to Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley and began working in the vineyards for Joe Vogensen, a farmer who experimented with non-till cultivation.

1975

Worked for Clarence and Allane Wolcott at their Rancho Arroyo Seco vineyard located in the heart of Dry Creek Valley.

1979-present

Duff founds Bevill Vineyard Management (BVM) and becomes an independent contractor to Dry Creek Vineyard.

1979

Duff planted a Sauvignon Blanc vineyard in Dry Creek Valley and began experimenting with the specialized cover crops in vineyards.

1983

Duff and Nancy Bevill purchased their first farm property in Dry Creek Valley. Javier Ramirez began working for BVM.

1984

BVM implemented non-till, alternative row cultivation in hillside and terraced vineyards as the standard practice for BVM.

1987

BVM installed first block of Vertical Shoot Position Trellis System (VSP).

1998

Matt Vogensen began working for BVM.

1998

Duff and Nancy Bevill form Limited Liability Company.

2003

BVM offers partnerships to Javier Ramirez and Matt Vogensen.

2009

BVM launches web site and contemporary vision.

2013

Rey Sanchez joins BVM

Tyler Hammond joins BVM

2014

Marcelino Santamaria joins BVM

2015

BVM receives Sustainable Farming certification from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance