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Fruit Wine Class # 2!

Fruit Winemaking Class (for those of you that missed it the first time)

RSVP           judypinegar@gmail.com

Date:           Saturday, August 3, 2019

Time:          10:30 AM to 1:30 PM (approx)

Location:    Judy’s Barn, 9195 Vista Ct. Loomis CA 95650

Cost:            Free to Club Members, $10.00 for Non Menbers

Bring:          Any fruit wine you have made, and a Potluck Dish to share with others.

Provided:    Class Materials, Fruit to Start Processing, Fruit Wine to rack, filter and bottle.                        Go home with a bottle of wine!

 “Remember making fruit wine is not as easy as regular grape wine, it truly is a labor of love and a lot of work, but oooh the results!!”

 Agenda:

  1. The Fruit
  2. The Process, Freezer, other processing when thawed, Nutrients/ingredients, Yeast, Small yeast starter.
  3. How to make like White Wine in small quantities
  4. Racking and Fining
  5. Sweetening, Stabilizing
  6. Filtering and Bottling
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Alert: Get Ready for our July General Meeting

For our July 17th general meeting we will be sharing our Gadgets and Gizmos. So our Vice President would like to have a good showing of these, for instance she uses a giant potato masher for her punch down tool, which she purchased at the restaurant supply store on Arden Way.

So everyone think about the gadgets you have come up with or made and bring them to the July meeting to help other winemakers learn!  We will have the long tables set up around the perimeter of the room for displaying these items and round tables in the center for members.

Also it will be a meeting to bring your excess wines and trade it for another person’s wines, trade yours for a varietal you don’t make… easy, bottle for bottle!

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Really Only 65 for the best party of the Year?

TODAY is the last day to pay for the Jubilee for the lower rates.. Please get your reservations IN NOW!!

SHW Picnic and Awards Party Reservation Form Only

 

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What??? Only 18 people have signed up to come to the Jubilee Picnic and Awards Party On Sunday June 2, 2019??

How are we (18) going to drink all those bottles of award winning wine and eat that wonderful smoked prime rib? Come on get your paperwork in NOW.  Last day for low prices is May 22, 2018. Here is the link to the information you were sent last month!

SEND THIS IN NOW!

SHW Picnic and Awards Party Reservation Form

YES! I will be attending the Jubilee Picnic and Wine Tasting:

(Price is the same as last year!) Great Food!

Name(s) ________________________________

Reserving by May 22, 2019

____Number of Members @ $12 per person

____Number of NON Members @ $17 per person

____Number of children under 13 (free)

Reserving between  May 22 , 2019 to May 29, 2019 – None after 5/29!

____Number of Members @ $22 per person

____Number of NON Members @ $27 per person

____Number of children under 13 (free)

NO DAY OF REGISTRATIONS WE HAVE TO GET THE FOOD EARLY!

Send form and check to:

Bob Peake,  SHW Treasurer  ||   PO Box 691  ||  Folsom, CA 95763

  

Jubilee Location:

Judy Pinegar Winery and Barn and Yard

Facebook  Location: “The Barn”

9195 Vista Ct, Loomis, CA 95650

 CALL : (916) 224-6742… if lost!

 

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Old Vineyard in Loomis Available for Care and Keeping the Grapes

 

This vineyard is maybe 10 years old, Zinfandel and Chardonnay (over 100 vines) and some eating grapes. Available to take care of and have all grapes (owners don’t drink).  Vineyard has not been cared for in maybe 5 years.  1/2 mile from Hwy 80 off Horseshoe Bar Road.

Contact Teresa Burgess (925) 383-1914

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Homemade bottle racks, 1/2 ton grape picking bin, miscellaneous garage sale items

Homemade bottle racks, 1/2 ton grape picking bin, miscellaneous garage sale items

Loomis California, within a half mile of freeway 80 on Horseshoe Bar Rd. Bottle racks are fixed to concrete wall, buyer would have to remove them from that (very well made though see pics) Best offer.

Best offer on 1.5 ton bin and other items pictured and more.

Contact Teresa Burgess (925) 383-1914 or tb1@sbcglob


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April 17, 2019 General Meeting Program

April 17, 2019  General Meeting Program

Round Table Red Wine Evaluation:  Join your fellow home winemakers on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7 pm for our Monthly Program upstairs at the Turn Verein located at 3349 J Street in Sacramento. There is additional parking in the back.

We will be evaluating reds, so everyone needs to bring a bottle of red wine, with preference for this year’s wine. This can be a split bottle if a new wine, or if you don’t have any this year’s wine bring an older one or a store bought wine is fine. We will be doing round table tasting focusing on the competition judging sheet. This will be educational and a lot of fun for everyone. Your wine will be poured for members at your table for evaluation, after the leader of the group pours their own wine and you all evaluate it with the judging sheets…

Bring 2 wine glasses for your use at the meeting. Your help in setting up and cleaning up at meetings is appreciated. Contact Vice President Terry Piazza-Perham if you have program questions: piazza-perham@att.net or 916 806-1621.

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Home Wine Making Equipment for Sale, Isleton, CA

Home Wine Making Equipment all ($1000) or individual pieces

Basket Press $250
Fermenters 6ea. 32 Gallon $25 ea.
Electric or Hand Crusher and Stand $350.
5 Gal. Glass Carboys &Air Locks $25ea.
Misc. Buckets, Transfer or Fermentation Barrels, Containers $130 
Transfer Pump & Cart $50
Filter Pump & Filters $50

Misc. Small Supplies, everything you need for the Home Wine Maker… Isleton, CA  My phone # 9169553435 or by email: jerry_little@comcast.net

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Need a Refurbished 60 gal French Wine Barrel from reWine?

Club Member Bill Kemper wants one and is looking for others to go in on the deal as the company wants to sell a number of them to afford the sales tax in California. In the past they have been about $325 each (actual price will be determined by the number of barrels ordered,
and whether the owner has enough barrels to deliver them himself, or whether we have to pay shipping for the barrels.

Bill intends to discuss this further with the owner of ReWine at the Unified Grape and Wine Symposium this week. If you are interested in getting in on this buy, contact Bill at the contact info below, he will co-ordinate the order.

Bill Kemper410-279-0809 Billkemper48@icloud.com

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Used macro bins for sale and free bottles!! Forestville, CA

4 used macro bins ( two with lids) $100 each

30 cases of cleaned bottles for FREE just a drive away ( near Sebastapol)

Roger Petta (415) 410-9458

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