How to manage vineyard contracts

Vineyard contracts are only available for accounts with the Advanced Vineyard Tracking and Costing features activated. If you wish to activate it please contact Client Success at support@innovint.us.

Access to create, edit or view contracts is set by Costing permission settings.

 

With these features, InnoVint helps you manage vineyard contracts for fruit to buy and sell.

This article covers:

To begin, click on   in the left navigation bar. Then go to the Contract Explorer.

How to create a vineyard contract

Go to  in the top right corner of the Contract Explorer.

1. Create vineyard contract

  • Contract to: Buy or Sell
  • Contract type: Written or Verbal

2. Vineyard, blocks, and vintages

  • Vineyard Select from the dropdown of current vineyards. Each contract is limited to one (1) vineyard.
  • Block Select one, multiple, of all blocks from the dropdown.
  • Vintages Select one or more vintages that apply to this contract
  • Price For each block and vintage, enter the cost and select the unit (per ton, acre, or block). If you enter a price per ton, also enter the contracted tonnage.

If the cost and unit remain consistent across vintages, click on Apply to all vintages.

3. Evergreen Clause

  • Select Yes or No. If Yes,
    • Effective Date: Enter the date that the Evergreen Clause goes into effect
    • Reminder Date: This date will appear in the Contract Explorer to help you remember the deadline to renegotiate or cancel the contract.
 

4. Provisions

Select Yes or No. If Yes,

  • Practices: Enter vineyard practices outlined in the contract
  • Penalties/Bonuses: Select Yes or No. If Yes,
    • Sugar: Select Yes or No. If Yes,
      • Select the Sugar analysis type and unit.
      • Enter the Under/Over limits for the penalty or bonus.
      • (optional) Enter the penalty/bonus terms.
    • Acid: Select Yes or No. If Yes,
      • Select the Acid analysis type and unit.
      • Enter the Under/Over limits for the penalty or bonus.
      • (optional) Enter the penalty/bonus terms.
    • Defect: Select Yes or No. If Yes,
      • Enter the penalty/bonus terms (required)
    • MOG: Select Yes or No. If Yes,
      • Enter the penalty/bonus terms (required)

5. Viticulture, harvest, and delivery specifications

  • (optional) Enter details.

6. Payment Terms

  • (optional) Enter details.

7. Misc.

  • (optional) Create or select a Tag to apply to the contract.

 

Click  or  to create the contract.

 

How to edit or delete a vineyard contract

Go to the Contract Explorer and select a contract to edit from the list.

  • Click on the blue pencil next to Contract to edit
  • Click on Delete contract to delete

 

How and where to view contracts

Contract Explorer

A list of contracts can be found in the Contract Explorer. Select a vintage from the filter to display active contracts for that year.

Calculated costs are determined by the set cost per acre or block. If fruit costs are set per ton, the calculated costs are estimated based on the contracted tonnage (Est.) and will update once fruit is received for that vintage.

Vineyard Details page

Active contracts are displayed on the Dashboard of the Vineyard details page.

You can also find a list of all contracts listed in the Contracts tab of the Vineyard details page.

Block Details page

Active contracts are displayed on the Block details page.