Winemaking Nuts and Bolts
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Winemaking Nuts and Bolts

There are still a couple of openings for Guy Lauterbach’s three session Winemaking Basics class. The first meeting is scheduled for August 22 at 9:00 am at Guy’s Gray Pine Winery. The 2nd meeting will be on a Sunday in mid-September and the 3rd will be on a Sunday in early October, starting at 9:00 am, exact dates to be determined. (Dates are subject to change based on in what is going on in the vineyard and winery.)

Course Topics:
Session 1 (Pre-harvest): Sanitation, equipment, crop evaluation.
Session 2: Crush, fermentation, press off.
Session 3: Racking, oaking, aging, bottling.

Masks and other protective COVID safeguards will be required. Participants will be determined on a first come, first served basis.

If you would like to sign up for these sessions, please email Tony Clarabut at

A big thank you to Guy and Gray Pine Winery for providing this opportunity to SWGGA.