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The Grapevine Newsletter- February 2020

Hello Fellow Winemakers- Below you will find a link to our latest newsletter.  Don’t miss our February meeting where you have an opportunity to have your white or Rose wine evaluated.  See the front page of the newsletter for details.  Also- please make sure to pay your annual membership dues.  You can find the 2020 membership form at the end of the newsletter.  Thanks!

February 2020- The Grapevine

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The Grapevine Newsletter- January 2020 edition

Happy New Year!  Attached you will find the latest club newsletter.  Please be sure to read the welcome message from our new club president, Robert Wharton as well as see the fun we have in store at the January general meeting, which is coming up on Wednesday, January 18th and our Chief Judge, Donna Benttencourt, has a list of upcoming competitions where you can enter your wine.  If there is anything you would like to see in future newsletters or if you are interested in contributing an article, please get in touch with the Newsletter Editor, Stephanie Wilson, at wilssteph@gmail.com

January 2020- The Grapevine

 

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The Grapevine Newsletter- December 2019

The holiday party was last week and I hope you celebrated with us!  There is not a general meeting in December, so have a great holiday season and we will enjoy seeing you in January!  The next General Meeting is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (new decade!) at 7pm at the Turn Verein.  Our guest speaker will be Chik Brenneman.  We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Here is the link to the December 2020 newsletter: December 2019- The Grapevine (2)

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The Grapevine Newsletter- October 2019

Check out the latest SHW Grapevine Newsletter.  You will find a save the date for the annual Holiday Party, a reservation form for the Harvest Dinner and a call for nomination for the SHW Winemakers Annual Awards.  Enjoy the newsletter and we hope to see you at the many fun events coming up this Fall/Winter season!

October 2019- The Grapevine

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September 2019- The Grapevine Newsletter

This month’s newsletter (just a little bit late–sorry!) has information about our September General Meeting with Shea Comfort as our guest speaker on Fermentation and Post-Fermentation.  Also there is information on the  upcoming elections (which will be held in November) and how you can participate if you are interested in volunteering for the club in executive positions. Looking forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday!

September 2019- The Grapevine

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The Grapevine Newsletter- August 2019 edition

Check out our latest edition of The Grapevine Newsletter!  Our next General Meeting is Wednesday, August 21st.  Details are in the newsletter, we hope to see you there!

August 2019- The Grapevine

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July 2019- The Grapevine Newsletter

Below is the link to the July 2019 Grapevine Newsletter.  We look forward to seeing you at the next General Meeting on Wednesday, July 17th and we hope you share all of your Gizmos & Gadgets with us that evening.

July 2019- The Grapevine

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The Grapevine Newsletter- June 2019

The club has been busy and now harvest is getting closer every week!  Check out the latest edition of the SHW Club Newsletter–The Grapevine below.  Congratulations to all of the winners of the June Jubilee and we hope to see everyone at our monthly general meeting next week, Wednesday, June 19, 2019.  The topic is Barrel Care and Use (for details about the meeting, see the front page of the newsletter.

June 2019- The Grapevine

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The Grapevine Newsletter- May 2019

We hope to see you at the next general meeting on Wednesday, May 15th.  John Trioano of Wreckless Blenders Winery will be evaluating Non-Bordeaux red wines.  If you would like to have your wine evaluated, see SHW Vice-President Terry Piazza-Perham’s article on the front page of this month’s newsletter for details.

Don’t miss out on the 2019 June Jubilee Picnic and Awards!  A reservation form is on the last page of your newsletter.  Make sure to pay attention to reservation deadlines because walk-ins aren’t allowed.

Without further ado…here is your link to the May 2019 The Grapevine Newsletter.

May 2019- The Grapevine

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The Grapevine Newsletter- April 2019

Bud break and competition time are here–both are well underway and it is an exciting time to be a home winemaker! We have a lot of news in this edition of our newsletter, The Grapevine.  Mark your calendars and turn in your reservation form to join us for the annual June Jubilee picnic on June 2nd.  Also in the newsletter are details about how you can sign up to help at the CA State Fair and information about the Ethiopian Food and Wine event on Sunday, April 28th (make sure to RSVP for this right away if you are interested as seating is limited).

We look forward to seeing you at the next general meeting on Wednesday April 17th at 7pm upstairs at the Turn Verein located at 3349 J Street in Sacramento. We will have a Red Wines Roundtable Discussion. The goals of this activity are:

  • Help more members get to know each other and have fun
  • Learn what is expected on the competition judging sheet and how to use it
  • Help members express wine characteristics and faults
  • Increase participation in wine exhibits and sharing wine to the club

For more details about the April 17th meeting, see the front page of The Grapevine newsletter.

Click here to read the newsletter: April 2019- The Grapevine

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