Author Archives: Donna Bettencourt

Primitivo and Zinfandel Grapes for Sale – Sutter Creek

Contact Breanna Cazadd at 209-217-4252 or Kris Cazadd at 209-283-0154.

We are Cazadd Family Vineyards near Sutter Creek.  We have 7 tons of Primitivo and 5 tons of Zinfandel grapes for sale, hand picked and available for you within the next 12-14 days.  Primitivo brix is currently at 25.2 brix and Zinfandel at 23.5.  Primitivo price is $900 per ton ($450 for half ton) and Zinfandel price is $1000 a ton ($500 for half ton).

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Harvest Dinner October 28 – Save the Date!

6:00 pm Wine/Appetizers – 7:00 pm Buffett

Frasinetti’s Winery and Restaurant

7395 Frasinetti Road, Sacramento

Sign up early as space is limited!

Details and sign up form in the September newsletter.

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Primitivo Grapes – 28 brix plus

Approximately 1 acre of Primitivo grapes for sale  28 
Brix 9/8.  Beginning to raisin.  Contact Vanessa at 213-8744.  Price negotiable.

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Offering 32 gallon fermenter and phosphoric acid

Club member Jamie Kojak is selling a 32 gallon fermenter with lid for $35 (a $75 value).

For those who do the aeration-oxidation SO2 test, he has about 30 oz. of phosphoric acid to give away.

Contact Jamie at:  916-833-1224

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Barbera and Syrah Grapes

Contact Irma Henning at (916) 791-6174, or cell: 803-1081

3 tons of Barbera and 1 1/2 tons Syrah.  $1,200 per ton.  No minimum poundage order.

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Barrel Washer and stand for sale

Washer stand holds 2 barrels. The rollers on the stand make it very easy to rotate the barrel even when full so you can drain them for cleaning.

We’re including a barrel washer. It is attached to a stand which rests on the washer and hooks to a garden hose to make it easy to rinse the barrels.

We’re asking $500 which is more that 50% off current retail price for both.

Please email Peggy or Mike Bellamy at or call 209-245-5585 if interested. No texting as this is a land line.

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Nebbiolo Grapes Available

One of our members, due to health reasons, has had to pass on 250 lbs of Nebbiolo grapes that has been pre-paid.  Cost is $212.50.  2-3 weeks from harvest.  Grapes are coming from Herringer.  Contact group buy leader JD Phelps at (916) 295-9121  or if you are interested

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New Temporary Contact for Rental of Club Presses and Scales

While Craig and Jacque are out of town on vacation (September 2-18), please contact Donna Bettencourt at donnab1045@gmail (916-454-5487) if you would like to rent either one of the clubs 2 presses or the scales.  

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Harvest Dinner Cancelled

The Harvest Dinner scheduled for this Saturday, August 26th, has been cancelled.  The minimum number of attendees required by Frasinetti’s was not met.  Members who signed up will be contacted and a full refund of their payment made.

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Grapes for Sale: Barbera, Sangiovese – Sloughhouse

Contact Steve Streng directly at or 916 612-5157.

SHW member Steve Streng has barbera and sangiovese grapes for sale.  Wines made from these grapes have earned gold and double-gold awards statewide.

Located  in Sloughouse, the 19 year old vines were dry farmed, pruned, and thinned twice this year.  The Barbera is currently at 20.5 Brx and the Sangiovese is at 18.0 Brix.  Steve’s neighbor  has Petit Verdot and Petite Sirah fruit also available.

Barbera is $1,500 ton ($.75 lb).  Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah are $1,200 ton ($.60 lb). No minimum order.  Destemmer-crusher available on site.  Harvest ETA is around September 16th.


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