Category Archives: 2020 Grapes for Sale, Group Buys, Trade, In Search Of

Grapes for Sale: Sauvignon Blanc Musque, Grass Valley

SHW member David Blitstein has grapes for sale:

Sauvignon Blanc Musqué $.70 per lb.

Buyer picks.

Vines are located in Grass Valley at 2400 ft. elevation. These grapes produced Best of Show at the Nevada County Fair in 2018.

Contact David directly at 530 615-1297 or dbeffx@aol. com.

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New Group Buy Coordinator Appointed

 
Jim Garrett has taken on the duties of the Group Buy Coordinator for SHW. He will help to facilitate the acquisition of quality wine grapes for members and will assist members form groups interested in purchasing grapes that otherwise might not be available in small quantities. Among his duties will be tracking grape variety sources and keeping group members up to date on group buy details as harvest approaches.
 
In the near future, members will be receiving emails directly from Jim regarding grape preferences, grape availability, group makeup and other details. Please note: Most emails regarding Group Buys will not be sent from our MailChimp mail account, so watch for emails with the Subject lines prefaced with SHW and from Jim Garrett. The sending and reply email address will be   sachomewinegroups@relateddata.com  .
 
 
 
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Grapes for Sale: Carignane, Mourvedre, Zinfandel – Oakley / Antioch

Grapes for Sale: Carignane, Mourvèdre, and Zinfandel.

120-year old vines are dry-farmed by 3rd generation Sandy Lane grower in Oakley / Antioch area. Grapes from these vineyards have been purchased by Ridge Wine, Ledson Winery, and Boony Doon Vineyard.

$0.75 lb. you pick; $1 lb. grower picks.

Contact directly: Dan Gonsalves at 925 695-5747 or sandylanegrapes@yahoo.com.

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Group Buy: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Tempranillo – Davis

Group Buy: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Tempranillo

Great Bear Vineyards, Davis

Group crush/destem days for Sacramento Home Winemakers
We pick.  $1/lb picked and destemmed
No quantity too small – we have some customer buying their first 100 pounds and we are happy to help (that’s where we started with SHW support!).
Quantity discounts for 2 tons, 5 tons, 10 tons

Sustainable local family vineyard. Deficit irrigated with target of 4-5 tons per acre. Hand nurtured and hand harvested.
Award winning wines e.g. 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon – Gold San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Enthusiast awards Rose of Tempranillo, Rose of Cabernet, Roussanne

Cabernet Sauvignon pick mid-September onwards for 24.5 BRIX.
Our Cabernet Sauvignon also makes a wonderful Rosé when picked at 21 BRIX in mid-August (you can buy the Rosé at Nugget and the Davis Coop, and it was reviewed at 89 points by the Wine Enthusiast).

You are welcome to pick your own grapes and take home full clusters, if you prefer.

Contact Marcus or Jenny: 530 574 1516.

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Grapes for Sale: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Vermentino – Winters

Grapes for Sale – vineyard is near Winters in Yolo County:
Sangiovese, 900 lb
Cabernet Sauvignon, 450 lb
Vermentino, 900 lb
(2018 Sangiovese produced a silver medal winner for him at the 2020 Lodi Bottle Shock competition.)

U-pick, no crusher or press available.
Price: $0.60/lb
Contact: Doug Mackenzie at 530 383-8058 and jdougmackenzie@gmail.com.

 

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Group Buy: Cabernet Franc – Clos du Lac, Loomis, Closes August 1

SHW member Mark Davis is coordinating the group buy for Cabernet Franc from Clos du Lac in Loomis.  Wines made from the Cabernet Franc from this vineyard have consistently earned top awards in many wine competitions.

Group buys are excellent ways for small lot home winemakers to access quality fruit that might otherwise not be accessible due to larger minimums quantities required.  Blended with other red Bordeaux varieties or bottled as a varietal, Cabernet Franc offers a strong backbone, rich dark plum, and baking spices finish.

For more details, see this link.  To be a part of the group buy contact Mark Davis at mark@sierraview.com.  This group buy closes on August 1, 2020.

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Grapes for Sale: Viognier – El Dorado

For sale:   800 lbs. of viognier 

Location: El Dorado, elevation 1750. ’Wines from these grapes have won awards at local fairs.

Price: 65 cents per pound, you pick. Crusher-destemmer available for use.

Contact:  Jeff Johnson at jeff75767@gmail.com.

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Grapes for Sale: Various Varieties – Eastern Contra Costa County

More than 30 varietals available for 2020 u-pick harvest season.  No reservation required and no harvest size too big or too small.  Most u-pick harvests are on the weekends from mid-August thru late October.  Many vineyards host these u-pick harvests which always includes an on-site destemmer and press. 

Simple signup and get email notifications a week or so ahead of each pick.  There is no obligation.  Simple follow the email directions and show up for a pick, or not, totally your decision.  To learn more and signup for email harvest notifications visit – www.calwinebroker.com.

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Group Buy: Chardonnay – Closing June 30, 2020

SHW member Donna Bettencourt is leading a group buy of Chardonnay grapes from Gene Glaeser’s vineyard in Davis. The group buy has enough to meet the minimum purchase requirement and Donna is closing the group buy on June 30. Still want in?  Please see this link for more information.

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Grapes for Sale: Roussanne, Grenache, Viog, Chard, Temp, Sangio – El Dorado County

Sauber Vineyard and Orchards in El Dorado County has grapes for sale. De-stemmer crusher & the press are available with a “U-Clean it after use” requirement (bring your own potassium metabisulfite for sanitation).

All prices are per lb.  U-Pick (you provide 5-gal bins/buckets) with no minimum:

Roussanne, Grenache  $0.85

Viognier, Chardonnay, Tempranillo, Syrah  $0.75

Sangiovese $0.70

Contact Donna Sauber at dsauber@d-web.com

 

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