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Finally!!! We’re going to get together in August for the much anticipated SWGGA Picnic… no regular, or Zoom, meeting on the 3rd Thursday

SWGGA Picnic Invitation

Our annual SWGGA Potluck and Barbecue Picnic this year will be at the home of members Al and Linda Schafer on Sunday, August 29th, beginning at 5:00 PM.

There will be tri-tip and chicken (generously contributed by Steve and Susie Walker of RE/MAX GOLD), Cajun beef sausages and portobello mushrooms, plus the usual cornucopia of member-supplied appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. All the wines from the recent SWGGA Wine Competition will be…

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Recent News and Items of Interest…

Kegs for Sale

Kegs for Sale

June 12, 2021

From David Blitstein: I have the following used kegs for sale: 4 – 15 gal – $35 each 1 – 7.5 gal – $25 each 2 – 5 gal -…

Vineyard Help Request

Vineyard Help Request

May 7, 2021

From New MembersNew to the AreaHello! We just bought a property near Round Mountain with 1.25 acres of 5 different red varietals. You may know our place, as this property was previously…

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

Organic Manure For Your Vineyard

May 2, 2021

Free StuffFree Horse ManureFrom Linda Lyon:They’re still at it.I have about a pickup truck load of organic horse manure compost ready for pick up.  If anyone is interested, I can…


Many great events coming up. Check the Events calendar for details.

Meeting with Chik Brenneman Canceled

All activities and meetings have been canceled at the Nevada County Fairgrounds through at least April 3oth

Annual Picnic

We are anticipating that our annual SWGGA Picnic will occur as scheduled on June 14th, but will make a final decision by the middle of May.


Our programs are devoted to both winemaking and vineyard development and management, as well as tastings and other social events.

Interested in becoming a member of SWGGA?

Whether you are a grape grower, winemaker or just interested in learning about and enjoying wine in a congenial atmosphere, find out more about SWGGA, or download an application to join. Everyone is welcome!