Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

June Meeting is on the 17th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming once again…)

June Meeting – Wine Competition Awards and Discussion

At our next monthly meeting on June 17th, Rod Byers will present the final results and special awards for the 2021 SWGGA Wine Competition, describe the judging process and discuss the winning wines with the winemakers, as he has done in the past. Getting to know how some of the best wines were made is always a hit, as is Rod’s inimitable way of conducting the meeting. We hope everyone will attend this special event.


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Recent News and Items of Interest…

Pruning Demonstration Scheduled

Pruning Demonstration Scheduled

March 1, 2021

The pruning “class” is scheduled for March 13 at 10AM, unless it rains, whereupon we will move it a week.  (We’ll notify participants if that is the case.)  This will…

Platform Scale For Sale

Platform Scale For Sale

January 4, 2021

Platform Scale For Sale Available for all your winery and vineyard weighing tasks! 1000 lb. platform scale with both standard and metric weights. $75.00 Contact David Blitstein for more information.…

Got Grapes… Let’s Make a Deal

Got Grapes… Let’s Make a Deal

August 22, 2020

Grapes for TradeGrapes Available SoonA prospective member, William Anderson, recently contacted us regarding a property he purchased that has a vineyard. He’s looking for input from knowledgable people in the…


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!