Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

November Meeting: We will be Zooming again…

November is for Elections and Port

The November SWGGA meeting will feature a presentation by Dave Elliott entitled “Techniques for Producing Port-style Wines in the Home Winery”. Three examples of a Port-style wine will be discussed and an opportunity to taste each wine in real time, and note the differences for yourself.

Twenty-five packets containing one and a half oz samples…

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Recent News and Items of Interest…

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

September 18, 2020

Free StuffFree Horse ManureFrom Linda Lyon:I have 8 yards of organic horse manure compost ready for pick up.  If anyone is interested, I can load with my tractor.  I have…

Got Grapes… Let’s Make a Deal

Got Grapes… Let’s Make a Deal

August 22, 2020

Grapes for TradeGrapes Available SoonA prospective member, William Anderson, recently contacted us regarding a property he purchased that has a vineyard. He’s looking for input from knowledgable people in the…

Movie Credits Well Deserved

Movie Credits Well Deserved

August 22, 2020

Video a Big HitStarr Video CreditsJust in case you missed our meeting last Thursday, we’ve put the video of our visit to Sierra Starr Winery & Vineyard on YouTube.Thanks to…


Many great events coming up. Check the Events calendar for details.

Meeting with Chik Brenneman Canceled

All activities and meetings have been canceled at the Nevada County Fairgrounds through at least April 3oth

Annual Picnic

We are anticipating that our annual SWGGA Picnic will occur as scheduled on June 14th, but will make a final decision by the middle of May.


Our programs are devoted to both winemaking and vineyard development and management, as well as tastings and other social events.

Interested in becoming a member of SWGGA?

Whether you are a grape grower, winemaker or just interested in learning about and enjoying wine in a congenial atmosphere, find out more about SWGGA, or download an application to join. Everyone is welcome!

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Membership in the Sierra Wine & Grape Growers Association is open to anyone interested learning more about Wine, Winemaking and Grape Growing.