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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…

Free Grow Tubes

Free Grow Tubes

May 14, 2020

Free Grow TubesIf you’re in need of some used Grow Tubes, I have about 500 of them available for FREE!Some are aged, but, most are quite usable. The only catch…

Wine Rack for Sale

Wine Rack for Sale

May 1, 2020

Wine Rack for SaleThis was sent in by Linda Lyon. A friend of hers has a Wine Rack that is for sale in Nevada City. It holds 200 bottles of…

Wine Talk with Rod Byers

Wine Talk with Rod Byers

April 24, 2020

Wine Talk with Rod Byers Videos highlighting the winemaking and grape growing history of Nevada County, California https://youtu.be/bJeJ-mrEOEE Rod interviews Jim Garrett, a serious home winemaker in Grass Valley, California…


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!