Monthly Archives: November 2018

SHW Holiday Party Reservations

Remember to make your reservations for the Annual Holiday Party is on Wednesday, December 12 at the Turn Verein. Seating is limited. Click here for the details and reservation form.

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November 2018 – The Grapevine

Catch up on the latest in the November issue of SHW’s newsletter, The Grapevine:  Nov 2018 The Grapevine

In this issue…

November 14 (that’s this coming Wednesday) meeting – ports, desserts, and sparklers evaluations.  If bringing your bottles for eval, please bring two 750 ml bottles.  Thanks everyone for bringing two wine glasses for your use.  If you need more deets, contact VP Terry Piazza-Perham at and 916 806-1621.

December 12 (that’s the SECOND Wednesday in December) is SHW’s annual Holiday Party.  Donations for the silent auction and raffle are being accepted at the November 14 meeting.  Please seek out Melody Palmero at the meeting; her contacts: and 916 601-3986.

Make your Holiday Party reservations by using the form in the newsletter (also on SHW’s website at

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Grapes for Sale: Mission, Primitivo, Cab Sauv – Lodi

Mission/24 brix/ Acampo/Lodi/ $800 a ton.

Primitivo/Lodi/$500 a ton.

Cab Sauv/ 24.4 brix/Lodi/ about 1 ton available,$500 a ton.

Cab Sauv/around 26 brix/Lodi/ $500 a ton.

1/2 ton min purchase on all varieties.  Price includes picking cost.

Contact directly: Mike Anagnos at (209) 570-0991.

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November 14 Meeting – Ports, Fruits, Desserts Evaluation

Have you recovered from the long harvest season?

Mellow out some more – come next Wednesday, November 14, to SHW’s monthly meeting for the evaluation and tasting of members’ port, fruit, and dessert wines.  Guest evaluators are St. Jorge Winery’s owner Vern Vierra and winemaker Luke Laubaugh.

This is also the Club’s annual meeting when the 2019 executive board members are elected.  The slate of nominees will be in the November 2019  newsletter due out very soon.  The Board of Directors will also be accepting nominations from the floor so get more involved with SHW and throw your name into the hat!

The annual Club holiday party is on December 12 (also second Wednesday of the month).  The deets on that festive evening to follow soon.

Bring a couple of wine glasses for your use at next Wednesday’s meeting.   Questions about the meeting?  Please contact Vice Prez Terry Piazza-Perham at 916 806-1621 and


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