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A History of Thompson Seedless Grapes

About 65 years ago William Thompson, a farmer who owned a wine grape vineyard in California, received a large stock of cuttings from a New York nursery company. From that stock he discovered a unique cutting which produced a grape that was unlike any ever seen in California. The grapes were light green in color, unusually sweet, possessed a delicious flavor, and contained no seeds. This green seedless grape was named after William Thompson, and has since developed an important industry for fresh grapes.

Today, there are approximately 200,000 acres of Thompson Seedless grapes growing in California today. In addition to being consumed fresh, Thompson Seedless are by far the most important grape used in making raisins, and are also used to make some of the best dessert wines. Enjoy!

Return Policy

If a shelf-stable item purchase is returned to us new and in original packaging within 15 days of delivery, we will refund your order total and less our costs for shipping and handling each way. If an item is returned to us as a result of Sunview’s improper order fulfillment, shipping and handling charges will not be withheld from your refund. However, please be mindful of the following details regarding returns:

Return Policy for Cancelled Orders
An order cannot be cancelled once it has been shipped. If you decide to cancel after shipment, our standard return policy applies.

Return Policy for Free Shipping Items
For items that shipped for free, our shipping costs will be deducted from your refund.

Return Policy for Perishable Items
If a perishable item is returned to us marked as “undeliverable” we cannot offer a refund. Unfortunately, unlike items that have a longer shelf life, items that are perishable are unable to be resold after they are sent back to us. When this situation occurs, we do offer customers a 20% discount on a replacement order.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, give us a call and we will happily replace your order free of charge. Please note that we cannot be responsible for delivery address errors that cause delayed arrival/spoilage or incorrect handling/storage of the product after delivery.

Return Policy for Damaged Products
If a product arrives damaged or with items missing, please notify us within 15 days. We would be happy to send you a replacement as soon as possible. Please keep in mind that missing items may have been substituted.

Substitution Policy
For a variety of reasons, we will occasionally run out of a specific item. While this situation does not occur often, we reserve the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value in our product.