Course curriculum

  • 1

    Everyone feels differently about irrigation strategy

    • Vineyard Team Presents

    • Meet Dr. Tom Shapland

    • Lesson 1

    • Westbridge

    • Meet Randy Heinzen

    • Lesson 2

    • Vineyard Professional Services

    • Q&A with Tom and Randy

    • Q&A 2

    • Presentation PDF

    • Presentation PDF

  • 2

    Sub Surface Irrigation In Vineyards

    • Meet Jean Pierre Wolff

    • Lesson 1

    • Natrure Safe

    • Lesson 2

    • Thanks to our Sponsors


Randy Heinzen

Randy Heinzen is the President of Vineyard Professional Services Inc. in Paso Robles, California. In addition to the 3,000+ acres of vineyards under management contract, Randy consults for wineries throughout the Central Coast, with estate vineyards totaling over 1,500 acres. As an Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) with the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, he specializes in vineyard budgeting, property review and design, and due diligence investigations. His experience includes working for vineyard management companies in Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Napa Counties and the position of Director of Viticulture for Saintsbury Winery from 2003-2008. Prior to moving to the Central Coast in 2013, Randy operated world-renowned vineyards To Kalon, Dr. Crane, Bourn, and many others for Beckstoffer Vineyards in Napa Valley. In addition to his AFM designation, Randy worked on his Master’s of Viticulture at the University of Adelaide in Australia, received a Wine Business Management Certificate from Sonoma State, and completed the UC Davis Wine Executive Program. In 2018, Randy was named the Grape Grower of the Year for the San Luis Obispo Wine Industry.

Dr. Tom Shapland

CEO, Tule Technologies