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Holiday Party Auction Highlights

Hey, Party Animals!

The SHW Holiday Party is next Wednesday! Below are a few auction item highlights:

Tahoe Donner Cabin (Truckee) – 3 days and 2 nights. Donated by Robert and Darcy Wharton.

36-Bottle Wrought Iron Wine Jail. Donated by Brad and Tina Melin.

Award winning wines donated by David Blitstein (California State Fair Gold Bear Winner), Donna Bettencourt, Kevin Lemay, Gary and Melody Palmero, and Richard Mirrabella.

Wine tasting at Great Bear Vineyards in Davis, boutique winery of Marcus and Jenny Meadows-Smith.

2 nights in San Francisco’s Worldmark Vacation Condo. Donated by Judy Pinegar.

Wine themed metal art. Donated by Cori and Joe Morgan.

Champagne and glass champagne cooler. Donated by Vickie Rosalli.

Ravioli making party. Donated by Al and Peggy Piccardo.

Party: Wednesday, December 12. Social starts at 6 PM and buffet dinner begins at 7 PM. Please bring wine to share.   See you upstairs at the Turn Verein at 3349 J Street in Sacramento.

Robert Wharton is the auction’s proxy if anyone who cannot attend wants to bid. His phone number is 916 223-4289.

Auction items: Vickie Rosalli at rjralli@pacbell.net and 916 342-1099.
Dinner reservations: Fred Millar, call / text 916 576-9596.

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December 12 Holiday Party Donations

Dashing through the snow…

Hey, the SHW Holiday Party is just around the corner!  If you are a little slow getting your donated item to the party’s fundraising crew, well…they’re waiting to hear from you! 

If you would like to donate items or place bids on an auction item that you’ve heard about, The Crew wants to hear from you, too!

Melody Palmero’s standing by to talk with you!  Contact her at:   palmerofamilyvineyards@gmail.com & 916 601-3986. 

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Get Your Holiday Party Reservations In By December 5!

Have you made your dinner reservations for SHW’s Annual Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 12?  

If not, please make your reservations by this Wednesday, December 5 using this form:  Holiday Party Reservations 2018

Please call / text Fred Millar at 916 576-9596 with questions.

At the dinner, we’ll be presenting the Club’s annual awards and the Winemaker of the Year Award. 

Guests are welcome!  

 

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For Sale: New Cased Wine Bottles

Approximately 112-240 cases, new, clear, straight, cork closure. Clear/ Flint, 750 ml, Claret, small push up style.  Brand new, High Quality, still on the original pallets and wrapped.  Made in USA, Saxco Glass, Bay Area

$3 / case of 12 FOB Park Ave. Chico CA

Possibly less than $200 per pallet via GSO.

Minimum buy: 32 cases.

Still on original pallets and in Original Stretch Wrap.  We last used this glass in June  Unlabeled bottles and unlabeled boxes.    Available to pick up now.   Weekends can be arranged except for Holidays. 

Contact Amy Hasle
530-345-6405
Cell 530-518-9448

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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 piazza-perham@att.net 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:  palmerofamilyvineyards@gmail.com and 916 601-3986.

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

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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 piazza-perham@att.net.

 

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For Sale: Oak Sawdust

For sale: about at #40 bag of oak sawdust.  The dust can be used as a pre-fermentation add. $20.

Contact Thad Rodgers at 916 715 3688.

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New Glass for Sale

New Glass for Sale:

Approximately 500 cases, new, clear, straight, cork closure. Clear/ Flint, 750 ml, Claret, small push up style.  Brand new, High Quality, still on the original pallets and wrapped.  Made in USA, Saxco Glass, Bay Area

$3 / case of 12 FOB Park Ave. Chico CA

Quoted $750 for freight to Napa for 500 cases (unknown for less and to Sacramento, possibly less than $200 per pallet via GSO).

Minimum buy: prefer 48 cases or 64 case minimum, which is a pallet of 3 layers or pallet of 4 layers.

Available to pick up as early as Tuesday Oct 23, just needs to be coordinated.

Contact Amy Hasle
530-345-6405
Cell 530-518-9448

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