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November SHW Election of Officers and Bylaws Changes

The current Bylaws allow SHW Members to vote via Proxy, if you will not be attending the Annual Meeting on November 14, 2012.  If you would like to vote in this manner, please e-mail your vote on the two following items (or a write-in a candidate) to Sue Summersett at sbsummer2002@yahoo.com

There are two main items on the agenda:

1) Election of Officers: The Nominating Committee (Board of Directors) offers the following slate, although nominations will be taken from the floor as well.

PresidentGary Young

Vice President – Program: John Avila and Sonia Baron

TreasurerMike Touchette

Secretary:  JD Phelps

Membership Chairman:  Gin Yang and Fred Millar

2) SHW Bylaws Changes offered by the Executive Board of SHW (see attached document)… Vote For or Against.

SHW Bylaws Proposed Changes 2012


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September 19, 2012 SHW Meeting – The Impact of Oak on Wine

You hear that oak imparts flavors in your wines and that your wine benefits from barrel ageing but what does the oak really do to your wine and what truly are the benefits? How do you get oak into your wine if you don’t use barrels?

At the Club’s September 19 meeting, Dr. Jeff McCord, Director of Research at StaVin will lead a discussion on the impact of oak – applications, oak products, the evolution of oak, and how oak can even assist in malo‐lactic conversion.  StaVin is a worldwide leading supplier of premium oak products for both commercial and home winemaking uses. http://www.stavin.com.

Please bring a bottle of wine to share and a wine glass for your use.  Thanks to all for helping set up before the meeting.  We are to vacate the meeting room by 9:30 PM and your help in facilitating the clean‐up is appreciated.

‐‐ Bill Staehlin, Vice President

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July 2012 – The Grapevine


Below is the latest Grapevine

July 2012 The Grapevine

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