Monthly Archives: August 2020

Grapes for Sale: Pinot Noir – Napa Carneros

Napa Carneros Premium Pinot Noir Grapes for Sale.
They are ready. The brix are 23-24 as of August 28. 

If interested please contact Joanna Nelson at 707 637-3762.

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Grapes for Sale: Primitivo, Late Harvest Viognier – Lodi Appellation / Alta Mesa Sub Appellation

For Sale:  Primitivo and late harvest Viognier.

We are in the Lodi Appellation and the sub appellation of Alta Mesa.

We pick all grapes. Cost is .85 a lb.

Please contact directly: Barbara Derrick at 916 591-7112.

 

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Grapes for Sale: Barbera, Zin, PS, Mourvedre, Temp, Primitivo – Shaker Ridge Ranch / Amador County

Shaker Ridge Ranch in Amador County writes:
 
Due to the unfortunate season we all find ourselves in with this year’s ongoing pandemic, this beautiful vineyard has grapes that would normally not be available. This is highly prized fruit that Home Winemaker’s rarely have access to- like, ever! These fantastic grapes are under contract pretty much every year to some of the best, most fastidious producers in California. 
 
Please see the link below for a list of grapes that are currently available.
 
 
Fruit is harvested at night by her crew and will be available to pick up first thing in the morning
No Crusher/Destemmer on site
Note the better price if 800# or more is purchased
 
If interested, please contact Ann Kraemer by sending an email to shakeridgeranch@gmail.com.
 
 
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Grapes for Sale: Zinfandel, Barbera – Shenandoah Valley (Amador County)

For Sale:  Zinfandel and Barbera grown in Amador County’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley. 

Vineyard is dry-farmed and vines for both varieties are head trained.

No minimums.  Buyer picks.  Destemmer-crusher available for use; negotiate with grower.

Zinfandel:  $0.50 lb. Anticipated pick by middle of September.  The Zinfandel grapes are from 6 acres of vines planted in the 1970s-1993.

Barbera: $0.65  Anticipated pick around end of September.  Grapes from 1/2 acre are available.

Contact Dana Peel directly:  916 439-3181 or peelski5@yahoo.com.

 

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Grapes for Sale: Tempranillo – Davis

Approximately 800 pounds of Tempranillo in Davis for sale.

7-year old vines.  Will be ready in 2-3 weeks. You pick.  $300 negotiable.

Call Jeff:  530 750-9626. 

 

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Grapes for Sale: Syrah – Sentinel Oak Vineyard, Shenandoah Valley (Amador County)

Sentinel Oak Vineyard has special Syrah for sale: 

Our Syrah is a great partner to a red blend and makes a great rose too.

One ton: $ 1,900.00.   1/2 ton: $950.00.   Must have macro bins delivered before picking.  We will pick & load.

Sentinel Oak Vineyard is at 1,500 ft. elevation, in the heart of Amador County’s legendary Shenandoah Valley. The vines are on a vertical trellis and are drip irrigated in years only when needed. 

Contact Paul Di Stefano of Sentinel Oak Vineyard at 916 335-0028.

 

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Grapes for Sale: Grenache – Cool (Northern El Dorado County)

400 to 500 lbs of Grenache available.

Vineyard is in Cool in northern El Dorado County. 12-year old vines. 

$.65 or $.70 crushed.  They will be ready in a couple weeks or less. Would prefer to sell whole crop to one buyer but are flexible.

Contact Bob

Text: 916-837-3416

Email: joaliju@yahoo.com

 

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Grapes for Sale: Alicante Bouschet, Red Portuguese Varieties– St Jorge Winery (Lodi)

St. Jorge Winery in Acampo has grapes available – Trincadeira, Souzao, Touriga Nacional, Tinto Cao, Alicante Bouschet, and Tinta Roriz. $1,300 per ton.

If you are interested in purchasing or have any questions, please contact 209 365-0202 or e-mail at contact@stjorgewinery.com.

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Grapes for Sale: Vermentino (Harvest August 19, 2020)

We have 500 lbs. of Vermentino available.

Due to the heat, it’s suddenly ready – harvesting August 19 morning. We are purchasing from the Sierra de Montserrat Vineyard in Loomis. They are a professionally managed vineyard. They had 1,000 lb. minimum so we had to purchase a bit more than needed.  Looking for additional buyers. Cost is $.85/lb and it can be picked up whole or crushed, at our home in Auburn.  Please message or call Wreatha at 916 517-0577 or Amos at 530 401-8163.

 

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Wanted: Your Wine Making Gadgets and Innovations

Announcement from Sacramento Home Winemakers Vice President Fayne Boyd-Katz:

Ciao everyone!

For the October 21, 2020 program we will be presenting an old time club favorite, “Gadgets & Innovations”, but with a bit of a twist.

With your help, we’d like interested members to record a short video or a photo montage showcasing a favorite gadget or an innovation you utilize during your harvest or your winemaking activities. Your video or photos will be featured at our October 21, 2020, Zoom meeting where you will be able to explain/narrate your invention/adaptation and answer any questions.

I’m sure we’ve got some amateur movie producers or photographers out there wanting to show off your wine making gadgets and innovations especially while they’re in use.

Please forward your short video or photos to me soon! Reach me by email at belacrab@yahoo.com or text/call 916 759-6271.

 

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