Category Archives: 2017 Winemaking Items for Sale/Trade/Rent/Wanted/Free

Order Crush T-Shirts by July 30

Time flies! If you haven’t yet ordered your 2017 SHW crush T-shirt, you still can. Find the details here.

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2017 Crush Shirts – Order By July 30

Limited Edition 2017 SHW crush T-shirts are available for order only for a short time. 

Don’t mess up your fave work shirt.   These crush T-shirts are designed to withstand brix up to 35 and temperatures into the 100s plus deflect MOG.

Get shirts not only for you but also for your crush crew.  Be proud wearing a grape-stained SHW crush shirt during harvest to match your grape-stained hands.  Nothing better starts a conversation in the grocery check-out line, especially when you’re buying a 12-pack of something cold.

Available in purple and grey with choice of lettering colors and front-only printing. 

The “limited” means we’re doing this only once this harvest.  Send in your order with check by July 30, 2017 for delivery at the August 18 SHW meeting. Please use this form:  2017 Crush T Order Form BP.

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For Sale: Full-Size Used Neutral Barrels

Contact Reno Farinelli at 209 768-0248 or 209 245-5719.

Fiddletown Cellars Winery has used, hydrated ready-for-use for wine storage, mostly French oak, neutral 60-gallon / 225 litres wine barrels for sale for $50 each. 

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Grapes for Sale: Whites and Reds – Clarksburg

Call Paul at P & N Enterprises, Vineyard 916-684-2086 or better choice his cell (916) 425-4763,

SHW members Paul & Nancy Baldwin are offering grapes again this year. 

State Fair prize winning, whites: Sauvginon blanc, Chenin blanc, and Semillon;

reds: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Barbera, and Merlot.

$.50/lb. You Pick. Free use of picking boxes, clippers, press and crusher/destemmer with our help.

They are always glad to help new winemakers. Their vineyard is located in southern Sacramento County that enjoys a Delta environment of warm days and cool, breezy nights as part of the Clarksburg appellation. Paul and Nancy hedge the vines, pull leaves and use bird netting and bird scare devices to ensure quality and control diseases. The vines have an adviser driven spray program for mildew and insects.

Check web site pandnenterprises.net for sugar level every week starting about Aug. 1. Don’t wait to order your grapes, harvest may be early this year, call NOW.

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Group Buy: Vinmetrica SC-300 Sulfite & pH/TA Wine Analyzer Kits

Contact Ganesh Kalyanaraman at Ganesh00@gmail.com.

10 Vinmetrica SC-300 Sulfite & pH/TA Wine Analyzer Kits

It’s not too late to get in on this group buy:

SHW member Ganesh Kalyanaraman is seeking ten (10) winemakers who are looking to go in on a group buy for 10 Vinmetrica SC-300 analyzers.

The analyzers allow the users to collect data on SO2, pH, TA, temperature, dissolved oxygen, residual sugar, and potassium. The kits include SC-300 meters, both electrodes, all reagents, pipettes, syringes, beakers, Bluetooth adapters and smartphone apps.

The group buy is being offered as part of Vinmetrica’s Kickstarter roll-out of their smartphone (Android or IPhone) apps and Bluetooth adapters. The total for the package is $400 per kit (value of $600) and the group purchase needs to be made by July 30th, to get the discount. Information on the specifics of the package can be found here.

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For Sale: Winemaker’s Home in Auburn

Contact Gayle Morris at gmorris@golyon.com.

Former SHW members Les & Kay Atchison’s home is up for sale. The Auburn property is on the golf course with 2 vineyards and a wine house and many other great amenities. Wine making equipment is included in the sale as well. More information can be found at this link.

 

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For Sale: Used Full Size Barrels

Contact Rick Jabour at Richard.ar.ob@gmail.com

Rick Jabour writes:
“used wine barrels for sale. They have been used one time and are in promo condition. They gave been kept in a cool dry place (70 degrees) and I have burned Sulphur sticks in them monthly. I need to sell them to make room in my tiny winery. I would normally sell them for $400 ( they are $1100 new ) but I am going to let them go for $200 apiece They are vintage 2014… tight grained French Oak, medium plus toast.”

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For Sale: 15-Gal Plastic Food Grade Beer Keg

Contact David Hicks 925 997-1997.
For sale: 15 gallon food plastic grade beer keg with modified bung to store wine. Same size as a 15 gallon aluminum beer keg. David has sold 8 of these to club members 2 years ago and am parting with his last one. $40 takes it, so call David and he will bring it to the July Wednesday meeting for you?

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Oak Chips For Sale/Trade and Free Bentonite

Contact Danyal Kasapligil at Danyal@ChestnutCellar.com.

SHW member Danyal Kasapligil can only use so much.  The minimum size of oak chips and bentonite he purchases is still more than he needs.

He has two selections of oak chips for sale at his cost of $10/lb. or trade.  Both are 2016 vintage.

Danyal also has vitiben bentonite for anyone needing to fine a white wine – for free
(it was cheaper to buy 50 lbs wholesale than 5 lbs retail).

 

 

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Bottle Sale – Group Buy Looking for Coordinator

West Coast Bottles is having a bottle sale

If you’re interested in a coordinating a group buy, contact Gin at ginyangstaehlin@yahoo.com and we’ll add the announcement on to the SHW website blog.

The Grapevine newsletter editor Kevin Hubred is interested in 25 cases of glass to get you started.  Contact Kevin at khubred@comcast.net.

 

 

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