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Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

February Meeting is on the 18th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming again…)

February Meeting – Vineyard Irrigation and Fertilization

It’s time to start preparing your vineyard for the coming season. Pruning, cleaning the spray equipment, mower servicing and much more. Ready for fertilizing and watering?

The February Zoom program will be about the two things your grape vines need, fertilizer and water. It won’t be long before you’ll be thinking about both. Macronutrients, think N-K-P, and the alphabet soup of micronutrients. And let’s not forget H-2-O! Needed to make W-I-N-E.
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Recent News and Items of Interest…

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…

Basic Winemaking is Back

Basic Winemaking is Back

July 14, 2020

Basic Winemaking Course ReturnsBack again by popular demand, Guy Lauterbach of Gray Pine Vineyard & Winery is offering a winemaking basics course this fall.  Limited to 5 attendees, this is…


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!

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Membership in the Sierra Wine & Grape Growers Association is open to anyone interested learning more about Wine, Winemaking and Grape Growing.