Vineyards and Wineries

Vineyards and Wineries

J. Berry Nursery, Grand Saline, TX — Feasibility study, business plan for three USDA Value-Added Producer Grant applications.  The company has been awarded $300,000 on separate occasions, totaling $900,000. Westar also prepared an independent feasibility study and consulted on loan refinancing which resulted in a new credit facility which increased their line of credit by $2.5 million, allowing the company capital to expand their operations.

GrnEco, Dallas, TX — Hydroponic greenhouse and biomass cogeneration business plan and financial model.

Leaning Oaks Vineyards, Spring Branch, TX — Conducted a feasibility study and business plan and assisted the client in obtaining a $1.3 million USDA Business & Industry Loan Guarantee, as well as a 2005 USDA Value Added Producer Grant for over $30,000.

“Cindy’s knowledge and expertise with the various USDA grant and loan guarantee programs, her knowledge of technical and financial specifications, and her ability to work closely with me to develop plans and materials for my project allowed me to quickly and easily meet my timelines, and also provided crucial working capital for the project.”

Anthony Fasano

Leaning Oaks Vineyards

Mea Nursery, Lindale, TX — Feasibility study, business plan and USDA Value-Added Producer Grant application.  The company was awarded $300,000.