Author Archives: Tom Montgomery

January 2013 Meeting – Randall Grahm

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SHW’s January 16, 2013 meeting featured Randall Grahm, owner and winemaker for Bonny Doon Vineyard.  Randall shared his experiences and viewpoints on winemaking and viticulture including wild/natural yeast fermentations, malo-lactic conversion, making wine in glass carboys, and the practice of … Continue reading

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2012 Holiday Party Photo Gallery

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Beginner’s Varietal Focus Group Gets “Zin” Crushed!

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Over a dozen new winemakers experienced the rush of the crush last Saturday! Turning Cellar Master Henry Wilkinson’s driveway into a crushpad, participants of the Beginner’s Varietal Focus Group got a taste of what it’s like to crush 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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2012 Touriga Varietal Focus Group Field Trip

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On Saturday, September 22nd, J.D. Phelps and group visited St. Amant in Lodi to taste, tour, and see their future harvest of Touriga grapes.

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May 2012 Meeting – Evaluating Bordeaux Varietals

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Jason Hernandez and Bob Peak provided the evaluations of club bordeaux wines.

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October 2009 Harvest Dinner

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The 2009 Harvest Dinner was held at Old Town Embassy Suites with wonderful cuisine provided by Executive Chief Clay Purcell.

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