Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

April Meeting is on the 15th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming again…)

April Evening Zoom With Chik Brennemen

We’re lucky to have Chik Brenneman speak to us as Chik is a busy guy.  Retiring from UCD Teaching and Research Winery in 2019, he is now back with a small, start-up winery:  the Baker Family Winery.  At UCD, Chik was principle to getting the Research Winery designed, built and operating. The winery currently crushes about 100 tons.  Imagine simultaneous fermentations with, say, different temperatures and/or yeasts, and/or extended maceration times.

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Recent News and Items of Interest…


New Member Vineyard

New Member Vineyard

August 2, 2020

New Members Need Some InputScott and Melissa Melamed recently bought the property off McCourtney Road previously owned by members Randy and Mary Woolwine. They are new to grape growing, but…

Vineyard Tools For Sale

Vineyard Tools For Sale

July 29, 2020

Vineyard & Winery Tools for SaleWe’re downsizing our wine production and will not be needing the following winery and vineyard implements. All are in near new condition.12 – Ergonomic Picking…

Grapes for Sale – Attention Winemakers

Grapes for Sale – Attention Winemakers

July 16, 2020

For SaleField Blend GrapesWe have a quality Field blend of mostly Zinfandel, some Sangiovese, Petite Syrah grapes for sale.Perfect Location in Rough and Ready California. Well cared for vineyard.1 Ton $600…

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

WINE
EDUCATION

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!