November – Annual Meeting

November – Annual Meeting

The November meeting has been, for many years, a short business session with elections and then a wine tasting. This year the Board of Directors has planned a more comprehensive Annual Meeting where we want to share with the membership what the BODs does and what the...
October Meeting – Oak and Port

October Meeting – Oak and Port

This month’s SWGGA Meeting will be a combination of two short programs by Dave Elliott, with an opportunity to “put to palate” flavors and descriptions.  The first program is tasting the effect of different oaks on the same wine. A 2017 Syrah which was aged in neutral...
Vineyard Visit for September

Vineyard Visit for September

On Thursday, September 19th we will be meeting at the foothill vineyard of SWGGA member Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill. With almost 30 acres of vines off of Bitney Springs Road, Kelseyville based Chacewater has been operated locally by the Manuel family for over...
Rod’s Back with the NCF Wine Competition Results

Rod’s Back with the NCF Wine Competition Results

Our August Meeting will feature Rod Byers and the wines from the Nevada County Fair Home Winemaking Competition. On Thursday, August 15th at 7:00 PM, we will continue the annual tradition of tasting the wines of the 2019 Nevada County Fair Home Winemaking Competition....
July Meeting at Montoliva Winery

July Meeting at Montoliva Winery

Mark Henry of Montoliva Vineyard & Winery will host the Sierra Wine & Grape Growers Association for a tasting of Montoliva wines, specializing in Italian varietals, on Thursday, July 18, 2019. If you’ve never been there, Mark’s comment below sheds some light...
July Meeting

July Meeting

Our next meeting, in July, will be a visit to a commercial vineyard in our area. The details are still being finalized, so more info will follow...