Basic Winemaking Program Offered

In the recent survey responses, several members indicated a desire to learn more about making wine. Guy Lauterbach, owner of Gray Pine Vineyard & Winery, has graciously agreed to teach the basics of winemaking. While the details are still being worked out, we...

HELP WANTED – ASSISTANT WINEMAKER/CELLAR RAT

Due to limitations following recent major surgery, an experienced, successful winemaker is looking for one or more able-bodied assistant winemakers/cellar rats.  We will make 2 to 3 white wines and two red wines.  Help needed harvesting, crushing/stemming, pressing,...

Grapes Wanted – Malbec, Barbera

Bernie Zimmerman is looking for locally grown Malbec and/or Barbera grapes for sale: Grapes wanted: 500-600 pounds of local Malbec or Barbera. Will pick. Contact Bernie Zimmerman at...

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...

Pest and Disease Management Program

Save the Date:  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Where:  UC Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, Davis, 95616 When:  8:30am to 4:00pm Cost: $200.00 Registration details are below The first of our Current Issues programs for 2017-18 series will focus on pest and disease...

Helpful Spreadsheets

From the President: As the winemaking season approaches, this is a reminder that on our website exist a number of spreadsheets and other documents that can assist those familiar with using spreadsheets in making a variety of needed wine chemistry calculations. Created...