Monthly Archives: October 2013

Grape Juice (I mean wine) for Sale

Contract Ted Woodruff

2012 Syrah ready to bottle. $ 18.00 per gallon. Grapes are from Lani Vineyard Amador. m2 in Lodi processed the grapes, Pressed 11/17/12: Racked 1/15/13 : BBL 4/3/13 Price per gallon are special for Sacramento Home Wine Club. Great wine & good practice for a Focus Group in Bottling and wine for the Holiday’s !

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Sacramento Bee – Food and Wine Article

Chris Macias writes in the DIY beer, cider, wine article in the October 9, 2013 edition of the Sacramento Bee: “…The area is blessed with an abundance of wine grapes and boasts the especially active Sacramento Home Winemakers Club…”.

Thanks, Chris!

Link to the article:

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October 2013 The Grapevine

Please enjoy the October 2013 edition of the Sacramento Home Winemakers “The Grapevine”. 

October 13 The Grapevine

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Grapes for Sale – Souzao, Shaker Ridge Vineyard, El Dorado

Contact Andy Standeven at at 530 620-2141.

Shaker Ridge Vineyard has a few hundred pounds of souzao available.  Monday’s testing: sugar 24.0 Brix; pH 3.23 and TA 0.70%.  Souzao can be bottled as a varietal or used for blending.

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Equipment for Sale – Two 60 gal barrel Metal Racks

Contact Joy or Mark at 916-487-5120 or  last3

Two-60 gallon barrel metal rack. $35.00 each.

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Reminder: November 2 Harvest Dinner Reservations Due October 16

Contact Harvest Dinner Coordinator Sonia Baron at 916 825-4952 or

SHW’s annual harvest dinner is at Sacramento’s Frasinetti’s Winery on Saturday, November 2.  The winery’s tasting room opens at 5:30 PM; dinner starts at 6:30 PM.  Event coordinator Sonia Baron reminds all that the deadline to make reservations for this party is Wednesday, October 16.  Either bring your reservations/check/cash to the October 16 SHW meeting (look for Sonia) or mail your reservations/check to:

SHW, P O Box 894, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-0894

More information can be found on page 3 in September’s The Grapevine newsletter.


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Peaches Available This Weekend Only, October 5-6

Contact John Avila at 916 997-7554 or

Free peaches this weekend only.  You pick. “Last Chance” varietal that tastes like freestones.  Orchard in Somerset near Latcham Winery. Think: peach wine.

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