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Elections: 2019 Slate of Officers

From the President: This is a reminder that we will elect officers and directors to serve in 2019 at the Annual General Meeting on November 15. Here is the proposed slate of officers and directors previously approved by the Board. Only members in good standing may vote. Nominations from the floor will be accepted. If […]

Grapes for Sale

Primitivo Grapes For Sale 500 lbs. of award winning, sustainably grown Primitivo grapes from Shooting Star Farm near Grass Valley.  Approximate harvest date mid-September.   .50 per pound.  We will help pick and destemmer-crusher available on site.   Contact:  Paul –  530-220-3320

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 […]