For Sale: #45 Wine Press (Updated)

(Post has been updated with correct contact number.)

#45 wine press in excellent condition available for sale.  

The press is approximately 10 years old and can be picked up in East Sacramento.

Asking $400.

Contact Royce directly: 916 201-9347.

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Grapes for Sale: Barbera – Clarksburg

For Sale: 800 pounds of very nice Barbera at 24 brix available in Clarksburg.

We provide picking boxes, picking shears, fruit haul in and crusher/destemmer with our help. We also handle the mess.

Please call Paul at 916 425-4763.  They are ready to pick now. $.60 per pound you pick.

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For Sale: Hydraulic Press #50

 
For Sale: 

Hydraulic press, #50 size (22 in. dia. basket) Can process ½ ton in two fills.

10 yrs. old, new food grade epoxy paint, these things last forever…

$450.-

Located in Davis

Danyal  Kasapligil

cell: 831-750-4509

 
 
 
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Grapes for Sale: Cab Sauv, Merlot, Syrah, Tinta Cao, Tempranillo – Paso Robles

The Estate Vineyard, located in the Geneseo District sub-AVA, southeast of the town of Paso Robles, exemplifies the quality of the Paso Robles region with its warm days, cool coastal breezes, and exceptional soils.

The vineyards are watered when needed but not dry farmed, yield averages 2.5 tons per acre. Vines were planted in the 80’s. Total vineyard is a solid 45-50 acres of Paso wine grapes.

Harvest for the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah is estimated at early October.  Brix are currently sitting at around 20-21 on average.

Tempranillo and Tinta Cao are ready now.

Grower picks: $1000 / ton. Half ton minimum.

Buyer picks: For Syrah, $700-900 / ton. Everything else $800 / ton. No minimum.

Red Blotch may be in some areas of vineyards.

Directly contact Daniel at (805) 448-4412.

Transport for small quantities – member RJ Harlow can possibly help; rjharlow@sbcglobal.net.

 

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Cancelled – September 16 SHW Meeting

SHW’s September 16 Zoom meeting “Trivia Night” has been cancelled.  See you at the October 21 meeting for Gadgets and Gizmos.

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Need Help? Call a Mentor.

Funny smells?  No burps?  Didn’t look this way before?

Don’t get stuck in the cellar in the dark.  Find help.  Check out these club mentors.  They can shed some light to get your must or juice to the finish line.

 

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Grape Listings in Sonoma – The Beverage People

The Beverage People in Santa Rosa has listings of grapes for sale in the general Sonoma area.  See their listings here.

The Beverage People is a complete resource for DIY fermentations – wine, beer, mead, cider kombucha, cheese, olives, and veggies.  Check out their catalogs for step by step processes.

 

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September 16 Meeting – Trivia Night

Who has a Golden Bear sitting on their fireplace mantle?

Take a break from your cellar,  and test your knowledge about wine and learn some history about SHW at the September 16 meeting.  We’ll break up into teams for some friendly competition and laughs.  

Email Gin Yang at membership@sachomewine.com for a Zoom invitation.  The evening starts at 7 pm.  See you then with your glass of wine!

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Call for Nominations for 2020 Executive Board Positions

The Board of Directors of the Sacramento Home Winemakers is calling for nominations for 2021 Officers and At Large Executive Board members. The following are the open elected officers and At Large Positions:

President

Vice President

Secretary

Membership Chair

5 At Large Members

The Board Treasurer is elected for a a 2-year term and the current treasurer will be serving her  second year as Treasurer in 2021.

On the Sacramento Home Winemakers website, www.sachomewine.com go to “About Us” and then chose the “Job Descriptions” sub-tab on the SHW website to learn more about the duties of these positions. 

Please contact Donna Bettencourt, Chair, SHW Board of Directors at donnab1045@gmail.com by October 2, 2020 if you are interested in being nominated for any of these officer and At Large positions.  Nominations will also be accepted at the October and November Zoom regular meetings.  The elections will be held at our General Membership meeting on November 18th.

 

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Group Crush: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Tempranillo – Davis

Great Bear Vineyards in Davis has cabernet sauvignon, malbec and tempranillo still available and is hosting another crush on Sunday, September 13 for home winemakers.  Please see this post for details.

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