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October Meeting

Thank you Cory and Bill Betts for hosting the October Meeting. The predicted rain turned out to be fake news. Instead we enjoyed a lovely sunset from Bill’s vineyard, and got to see his immaculate winery. Jacques Mercier did an early imitation of Santa Claus, handing out leftover wine making equipment. Thank you also to […]

September Meeting

The SWGGA Group Zinfandel Project – You be the judge!  The meeting was a huge success This meeting featured samples of the wines produced by our members in the Group Zinfandel Project, where in 2014 we purchased Zinfandel grapes from a commercial grower in Eldorado County.  Each winemaker then took their crushed grapes home and […]

Helpful Spreadsheets

From the President: As the winemaking season approaches, this is a reminder that on our website exist a number of spreadsheets and other documents that can assist those familiar with using spreadsheets in making a variety of needed wine chemistry calculations. Created mostly by longtime member Guy Lauterbach, they can be found in the members […]

May Meeting at Gray Pine Winery

May’s meeting was held at Guy Lauterbach ‘s Gray Pine Winery and Vineyard, One of our commercial members. Five wines, poured by members Sharol and Jim Partidos, were available for tasting. Guy led everyone on a tour of his winery, vineyard and cave. A lovely sunset closed out a delightful evening. Thank you, Guy.