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There should have been 6 winners of the Satsuma Mandarins at the SHW Holiday Raffle. Judy just forgot to bring them to the party!! Sooo.. if you are one of the lucky ones, just call me at 916-224-6742.
Or if you are free this Saturday Dec 30, there is another famous Satsuma Mandarin Picking Party at the Barn, (9195 Vista Ct, Loomis, CA 95650)… 11 to 2 PM, bring something to share, pick Mandarins, take home 2 bags, drink Mandarin Sunrises, help bottle the 2017 Zin Rose, or even have a glass of Mandarin Wine! What a deal for a raffle ticket!!
But don’t worry if you cant make it , we can arrange delivery to you somehow. Call me or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will shortly have met all of our commitments for 2017 touriga (touriga nacional) and we will have about 0.5 ton still available.
The fruit is in excellent condition and bird-netted; the chemistry for the touriga in this field (our “non-Quinta” field) had the following chemistry as of yesterday, 9/22/17: 23.0 brix, pH 3.45, TA 0.56. Good for dry wine now; port-style with additional hang time. Price $1/lb, minimum 250 lbs. We pick.
Contact Wreatha at email@example.com if you are interested in reserving these grapes with small deposit.
Premium Napa Valley Grapes! Amos Olson and Wreatha Duverney are sponsoring a group buy of a Merlot, Cab Fran and Cab Sav from a mature and meticulously maintained Napa Valley vineyard. Last year’s purchase that Amos and Wreatha made produced quality wines consistent with the expectation associated with Napa Valley. There really is a reason for Napa Valley’s prestige and you can proudly put “Napa Valley” on your own wine label.
Recognizing that these grapes are more costly, even small amounts for blending purposes will make a noticeable difference in your wine quality. Taking reservations for:
Cab Franc – estimated 650 pounds available at $2.70 per pound
Cab Sav – estimated 500 pounds available at $2.45 per pound
When the pick is ready, the grapes will be delivered and ready for pickup in Roseville.
Contact Doug Mackenzie at (530) 666-5096 or (530) 383-8058 cell firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Update to my August 2 posting – “
“Grapes have lately been ripening quickly at my vineyard near Winters. A fair amount has been picked, or will be within a few days, but I still have some odds&ends available now. Price reduced to $0.50/lb.
Vermentino – About 300 lb left at high brix 24-29. Dessert wine anyone?
Grenache – Maybe 300 lb, some of it at 25, some at 23/24.
Sangiovese – Guessing at about 400 lb at 25 brix.”
5 tons of Zinfandel @ $1,800/ton in lots of 1/2 ton or more ($1.25/lb for smaller lots)
Grown in the heart of Amador County’s Shenandoah Valley at 1500 feet, our Zinfandel wine grapes are meticulously cared for so that production does not exceed 3 to 4 tons per acre. The Gold Medal winning Zinfandel vineyard was established in 1985 and produces small clusters with berries having a high skin-to-juice ratio with incredible fruitiness. We specialize in working with home winemakers and boutique wineries. We have up to 5 tons of Zinfandel available for the 2017 harvest. The fruit will be harvested and sold at $1,800 per ton for lots of 1/2 ton or more. For lots of less than 1 ton we sell the fruit at $1.25 per lb. No destemmer-crusher available.
Carey and Anna Maria Bailey, owners of the Flat Creek Vineyard in the Fair Play district, are offering both Syrah and Zinfandel grapes to home winemakers this Fall at the price of $750/ton – with the buyer picking the grapes.
Their 60 acre farm is conveniently located at 2501 Omo Ranch Rd., Somerset, CA 95684 and is meticulously managed by Bill Naylor, a well-known viticulturist and vineyard manager in El Dorado County.
Terry Villegas. 209-245-6685. Plymouth, CA
My husband and I planned a vineyard a few years ago. There are about a 1000 plants of Zinfandel and Primitivo each. They were pruned back for training this year. Still there may be 1-2 tons of grapes that could be picked. It would be a You-Pick situation with no crusher stemmer, $0.50 per pound. 10 days ago the Primitivo was at 16 brix and the Zin was at 10 brix
Contact Randy Rich at email@example.com or 702.882.0089 OR 505 720-1824.
Randy has 26 well tended vines of cabernet sauvignon and 22 vines of chardonnay both in their 3rd year. Both grapes are nearly ready to harvest especially the Chardonnay.
Brix needs to be measured asap it may be time. Randy is unable to make wine this year and needs to find a good home for his grapes. The vineyard is in the Morgan Creek Golf/Roseville area.
Please contact Randy asap if interested.
Contact: Wesley S Cable (P) 916-621-1237 or firstname.lastname@example.org
I have 200 lbs of Nebbiolo that I was going to purchase as part of the group buy and I am hoping someone can buy those. Can you put something out to the group asking if anyone wants to buy them? It costs $170.00 for the 200 lbs.
2017 SHW Harvest Dinner
Saturday, August 26
5:00 PM Wine/Appetizers – 6:30 PM Buffet
Frasinetti’s Winery and Restaurant
7395 Frasinetti Road – Sacramento
The SHW Harvest dinner is a great opportunity to relax and enjoy a casual evening
with fellow winemakers. Bring your harvest stories and wines to pair with Frasinetti’s
Assorted Pinwheel Wraps
Mixed Green Salad – Fresh Seasonal Fruits – Assorted Breads – Penne Napoleon
Pasta – Rigatoni Tuscano – Grilled Chicken Marsala – Braised Beef Delmonico –
Seasonal Vegetables – Dessert/Coffee
Complimentary Corkage – No Host Bar Available
$40 SHW members – $45 non-SHW members
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2017 SHW Harvest Dinner Reservations
Please make your reservations by August 15th.
Complete this form and mail, along with your check to: Treasurer Jacque Brown *
1616 Berkeley Way * Sacramento 95819
Questions? Please contact Sue Summersett: email@example.com
Print Your Name(s) __________________________________
Phone Number _________________________
_____ SHW Member(s) Attending @ $40 ______
_____ Non-SHW Member Attending @ $45_____
$______ Total Remittance