Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

June Meeting is on the 17th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming once again…)

June Meeting – Wine Competition Awards and Discussion

At our next monthly meeting on June 17th, Rod Byers will present the final results and special awards for the 2021 SWGGA Wine Competition, describe the judging process and discuss the winning wines with the winemakers, as he has done in the past. Getting to know how some of the best wines were made is always a hit, as is Rod’s inimitable way of conducting the meeting. We hope everyone will attend this special event.


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Recent News and Items of Interest…

Kegs for Sale

Kegs for Sale

June 12, 2021

From David Blitstein: I have the following used kegs for sale: 4 – 15 gal – $35 each 1 – 7.5 gal – $25 each 2 – 5 gal -…

Vineyard Help Request

Vineyard Help Request

May 7, 2021

From New MembersNew to the AreaHello! We just bought a property near Round Mountain with 1.25 acres of 5 different red varietals. You may know our place, as this property was previously…

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

May 2, 2021

Free StuffFree Horse ManureFrom Linda Lyon:They’re still at it.I have about a pickup truck load of organic horse manure compost ready for pick up.  If anyone is interested, I can…


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!