Thought of a Career as a Sommelier?

Thought of a Career as a Sommelier?

Last Meeting So you want to be a sommelier? Our speaker for the March SWGGA meeting was Dr. William Kramer, surgeon and sommelier. Dr. Kramer spoke about himself and his career in medicine and then explained the occupation of sommelier, or wine steward, and the...

Free Petite Sirah Vines

SWGGA Member Bill Betts has about 50 Petite Sirah vines that he planted 8 years ago, and he has decided to replant on a different rootstock. He’s giving the existing vines away to anyone who might want them. He plans to pull them up in the next few weeks, so, if you...
February Meeting: The Wines Were Saved

February Meeting: The Wines Were Saved

Our meeting on February 21st was attended by about 25 members who tasted along with the experts, Mark Foster, winemaker at Nevada City Winery and Jack Starr, winemaker at Sierra Starr Winery, as they critiqued 6 wines brought by Dave Elliott, Diane Houston, David...
Can This Wine Be Saved?

Can This Wine Be Saved?

Jacques Mercier and Mark Foster evaluate our wines at a prior Can This Wine Be Saved evening. We tasted along with them. Date: Thursday, February 21st Location: Ponderosa Hall, Nevada County Fairgrounds (Gate 2) We have invited Mark Foster, winemaker at Nevada City...

Possibly Interesting Websites for SWGGA Members

  From:  Jim Garrett At the meeting last week I mentioned that I get regular blasts from a couple of interesting wine-related websites. I said I’d send the links along, so, here they are… Wine Industry Insight published by Lewis Perdue in Sonoma Wine...