Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

May Meeting is on the 20th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming once again…)

May Meeting – Can This Wine Be Saved?

Get your wines ready for our May Meeting:  “Can This Wine be Saved” Hear expert commentary on your favorite or not-so-favorite wine that you made with loving care. 

We don’t have to have 750 ml bottle samples.  But whatever bottle you use, exclude air, have a good closure, and label it with your name and what’s in the bottle… the usual. 


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Recent News and Items of Interest…

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…

Pruning Demonstration Scheduled

Pruning Demonstration Scheduled

March 1, 2021

The pruning “class” is scheduled for March 13 at 10AM, unless it rains, whereupon we will move it a week.  (We’ll notify participants if that is the case.)  This will…

Platform Scale For Sale

Platform Scale For Sale

January 4, 2021

Platform Scale For Sale Available for all your winery and vineyard weighing tasks! 1000 lb. platform scale with both standard and metric weights. $75.00 Contact David Blitstein for more information.…


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!