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- 2019 Grapes: For Sale, Wanted, Group Buys, Variety Focus, Trade
- Wine Evaluation Form for Meetings
- Rex Johnston Winemaker of the Year Selection Criteria
- 2019 Jubilee Wine Competition
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This Hobby Vineyard is in Serrano, El Dorado at 1300 ft elevation. Miriam writes: We have about 75 vines. The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard is about 10 years old and we have been harvesting it for 5 years. The grapes make wonderful wine. And this year’s grapes are better than ever. Our problem is that this year my husband who manages the vineyard and winemaking efforts has health issues and will not be able to do the harvest. We would like to offer the crop for harvesting and sale, and you can even use our processing equipment for free! Call Miriam Satin at (916)-932-4542. Or contact at: email@example.com
Retired wine makers Carl and Lili have for sale a motorized de-stemmer/crusher, 40 gal. press, a floor corker, and 13 – 16 5 gal. Glass carboys. $650 for the lot.
Call Carl at 916 251 6503
Fruit Winemaking Class (for those of you that missed it the first time)
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!!”
- The Fruit
- The Process, Freezer, other processing when thawed, Nutrients/ingredients, Yeast, Small yeast starter.
- How to make like White Wine in small quantities
- Racking and Fining
- Sweetening, Stabilizing
- Filtering and Bottling
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!
TODAY is the last day to pay for the Jubilee for the lower rates.. Please get your reservations IN NOW!!
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!
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
Judy Pinegar Winery and Barn and Yard
Facebook Location: “The Barn”
9195 Vista Ct, Loomis, CA 95650
CALL : (916) 224-6742… if lost!
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 916 806-1621.
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: email@example.com