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Where is the 3-day seminar held?
The seminar will be held inside the Embassy Suites Napa Valley, 1075 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559, phone 707-253-9540, general inquiries email

What will the tour day be like?
We will be taking a luxury coach to four vineyards. The coach will pick attendees up at the Embassy Suites at 8 am and return to the Embassy Suites by 5:00 pm.

How do I get into the seminar?
Registration is required. Name badges will be available at check in on the first day in the lobby. The check-in table will be clearly marked. Be sure to wear your name badge for all seminar-related events.

What time should I be there?
The seminar will begin promptly at 8 a.m. The conference hotel offers breakfast for all guests staying there. On the first day, please arrive with enough time to pick up your badge and find your way to session room.

May I attend just the tour?
No, the tour is only available to those who attend the 3-day seminar. Tour spots are limited so sign up early.

May I attend just the seminar?
Yes! The seminar is a 3-day event, Monday, Feb. 12 – Wednesday, Feb, 14.

May I attend just one day of the seminar and join the tour on Thursday?
No. The 3-day seminar is only offered as a package. We are not able to offer à la carte pricing. The tour is only open to seminar attendees.

May I register on-site for the seminar or the tour?
Yes, if space is still available. We have limited space in both the seminar and tour. Registration will close when we sell out of space.

Will there be books for sale at the seminar?
Yes. Acres U.S.A. is bringing a limited number of titles related to the seminar. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.

What food is available?
Lunch is provided each day as well as light fare at a private Monday evening reception for seminar attendees. Breakfast is included in the hotel fees. Food is also available in the host hotel and there are other restaurants and cafes within walking distance of the Embassy Suites. Click here for more information.

May I bring my child?
This is a professional seminar with intensive lectures and is not conducive to very young children. Children may disrupt attendees who have traveled far to learn at this event. If you bring children, they must be watched and cared for away from the seminar room. Children are not allowed on the tour.

What if I have to cancel?
If you need to cancel your Wine Grape Soil Fertility Seminar registration, we encourage substitution. Your registration can be transferred to someone else's name if you cannot attend; please contact our office.
For a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee, please contact us by November 27, 2017. Sorry, no refunds will be made after that date.
Cancellations received after Nov. 27, 2017 through Monday, January 8, 2018 are entitled to an 80% credit to be applied to Acres U.S.A. subscriptions, books, DVDs, audio CDs or future conference fees. Because there is limited space at the Wine Grape Soil Fertility Seminar, your cancellation prevents others from attending. Accordingly, no credit is given for cancellations made after January 8, 2018.

Can I transfer my registration if I can't make it?
Yes. You can transfer your registration before Feb. 7, 2018 by calling Mary Battjes at the Acres U.S.A. office at 1-800-355-5313 or by emailing After Feb. 7, 2018, the transfer will be made on-site at the event. Have that person claim your registration on-site and we'll make a new name badge there.

What is the local airport?
The nearest international airports include:

San Francisco International Airport (airport code SFO)
Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (airport code OAK)
Sacramento International Airport (airport code SMF)
San Jose International Airport (airport code SJC)

Click here for more airport information, including local options:
Please see our “Getting There” webpage for transportation information.

I have other questions. Who do I ask?
Please call Mary Battjes at the Acres U.S.A. office at 1-800-355-5313 or email