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Finally!!! We’re going to get together in August for the much anticipated SWGGA Picnic… no regular, or Zoom, meeting on the 3rd Thursday

SWGGA Picnic Invitation

Our annual SWGGA Potluck and Barbecue Picnic this year will be at the home of members Al and Linda Schafer on Sunday, August 29th, beginning at 5:00 PM.

There will be tri-tip and chicken (generously contributed by Steve and Susie Walker of RE/MAX GOLD), Cajun beef sausages and portobello mushrooms, plus the usual cornucopia of member-supplied appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. All the wines from the recent SWGGA Wine Competition will be…

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Recent News and Items of Interest…

Flextanks for Sale

Flextanks for Sale

August 3, 2021

Used Flextanks From David Blitstein… I’m starting to scale down a little, and I have a couple of Flextanks for sale. Used, but in excellent condition. $125.00 for the 30…

Contract Grapes for Sale

Contract Grapes for Sale

July 20, 2021

Grapes for SaleRocky Ridge Vineyard has been farmed in South Nevada County for the last 21 years. We are seeking a long term contract arrangement (partnership) to purchase our Sauvignon…

2021 Picnic – Save the Date!

2021 Picnic – Save the Date!

June 14, 2021

2021 SWGGA Picnic August 29th Dan Carrick working the crowd at a prior picnic The annual SWGGA picnic returns…When: August 29 from 5 to 9 PMWhere: Poolside at the Schafer…


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!