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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…


Movie Credits Well Deserved

Movie Credits Well Deserved

August 22, 2020

Video a Big HitStarr Video CreditsJust in case you missed our meeting last Thursday, we’ve put the video of our visit to Sierra Starr Winery & Vineyard on YouTube.Thanks to…

Winemaking Nuts and Bolts

Winemaking Nuts and Bolts

August 2, 2020

Winemaking Basics Still OpenThere are still a couple of openings for Guy Lauterbach’s three session Winemaking Basics class.  The first meeting is scheduled for August 22 at 9:00 am at…

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…

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!