We’re looking forward to a very special Holiday Party this year on Thursday, December 15th at Ponderosa Hall. Al Schafer, our Social Coordinator is finalizing the arrangements, and we’re expecting an excellent turnout for our final get-together of the year. As last year, Emily’s Catering will be providing delicious food for the evening. Check the…
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After the business meeting, we plan a session to discuss this crazy harvest. Let’s call it “Tales from the Crush Pad”. What were your yields? How did the class go for new winemakers? And what about the group buy. I heard grapes were running low…did you get enough?
Does that taste sweet?
The focus at our October 27th SWGGA meeting will be upon residual sugar (RS) and acidity (TA). Residual sugar is what is left after fermentation has completed, and when you taste sweet in wine, this is what you’re tasting.
This 1/2″ drip irrigation tubing is a few years old, but, like new. Still strapped. I have two (2) 1,000 foot rolls. of this available. Cost is $65.00 per roll, or, $120.00 for both.
I have four fully equipped kegs on heavy duty dollies used for wine storage at $100.00 each and the bottle capsule placer that sells for $450.00.
We are meeting at Diane Houston’s Red Paws Vineyard in Chicago Park on Thursday, September 15th at 6 PM. Pizza and salad will be provided. We ask that you let us know in advance that you’re coming; and that you cough up $5 per person as a copay. Pay at the door, but, you must RSVP!
SWGGA member Randy Newsome enjoys Burgundy and has a few bottles kicking it in his cellar. He has graciously offered to give us a guided tour and tasting of the region.