Welcome to SWGGA…

Our Next Meeting…

Check here regularly to get updates about coming meetings.

May Meeting is on the 20th at 7:00 PM ( and, yes, we’ll be Zooming once again…)

May Meeting – Can This Wine Be Saved?

Get your wines ready for our May Meeting:  “Can This Wine be Saved” Hear expert commentary on your favorite or not-so-favorite wine that you made with loving care. 

We don’t have to have 750 ml bottle samples.  But whatever bottle you use, exclude air, have a good closure, and label it with your name and what’s in the bottle… the usual. 


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Recent News and Items of Interest…

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…

Sauvignon Blanc Grapes for Sale

Sauvignon Blanc Grapes for Sale

June 16, 2020

Primo Grapes For SaleSauvignon Blanc Grapes for SaleJust in from David Blitstein of Sunshine Valley Vineyard…I just got a cancellation of 500 pounds of Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and so, this is…

Rotary Harrow For Sale

Rotary Harrow For Sale

June 6, 2020

Rotary Harrow For SaleFrom Member Arnold Potter…Hello,We have a Rinieri Elx 140 rotary harrow for sale. It is a 3-point tractor implement for weeding under low drip irrigation and around…


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!