Ofelia's background in agriculture stems back to childhood. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations & Marketing from Sacramento State University. In 2009 began her work in the grapevine industry as the office administrator. In 2011, she was part of the sales team at another well-known California nursery. There, she played a big role in sales, customer relations, production planning, and inventory control. Ofelia’s experience and easygoing capability of connecting with clients have gained her the respect of many in the industry.
Established in 1997 by Bob Herrick
Bob graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He has been in the Nursery business for 46 years, and the Grapevine industry for 20 years.
Direct Line: (707) 967-8000
Bob Herrick, Owner
Diego Barison, General Manager
Diego Barison is originally from Piedmont, Italy. He attended the agricultural high school in Asti and in 2000 he started his own grapevine nursery, Vivai Diego Barison, in which he integrated innovative technology and began clonal selection in Piedmont vineyards. In 2005, Diego graduated from the University of Turin and Fesia Group, with a major in agronomy and completed a Master’s Thesis at the French ITV, Institute for the Research on Vineyard and Wine on young vines decline. He then came to the U.S. in 2006 to work in the U.S. grapevine industry. During his career, he has been in charge of production, sales, and has been an integral part in reaching important industry goals of gaining market share in the high-end wine market in Napa, Sonoma, East Coast, Mexico and Canada. Diego also speaks 5 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese).
Ofelia Hurtado, Admin/Customer Relations
Direct Line: (707) 967-8000 ext. 4000
At Herrick Grapevines, we are a family and truly enjoy working with one another. We would like to acknowledge all of our staff for a successful year. To the grafters, field workers, drivers, and production managers THANK YOU because without you, there is no us - Herrick Team
Direct Line: (707) 967-8000 ext. 2000