From all of Foley Family Wines, we would like to extend a sentiment of extreme gratitude for the heroic efforts of all First Responders in fighting the Kincade Fire. With one winery located in Geyserville, and three on Chalk Hill Road, we certainly feared for the worst. We are relieved and grateful to report that, although a few of our properties suffered damage to non-essential buildings and equipment, all employees are accounted for and safe while our wineries escaped major damage. Having been admitted back on to our properties to take stock of what remains, one thing is abundantly clear – there was a courageous and consuming fight to save what we hold dear. No tidy statement of recognition will be able to convey how utterly thankful we feel for those who put their safety and well-being on the line for us. Because of the hard work of first responders, we are all safe, and were extended the additional gift of being able to dive back into the jobs that we love almost immediately.
With that acknowledgment, we also recognize that many in our industry were not so fortunate, and our hearts go out to our colleagues, friends, and neighbors who were further affected.
We have begun doing internal and external inquiries to determine how we can support our FFW family, community and industry in the upcoming rebuild and are deeply committed to keeping Sonoma County safe and strong.