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June 11 Meeting Topic/ Vineyard Sustainability

The guest speaker at the Thursday June 11 meeting of the Sonoma Home Winemakers is Robert LaVine from the Sonoma County Wine Growers Association. The Sonoma Grape Growers have set the goal of 100% sustainable farming for it’s organizations growers. Mr. LaVine will talk to our home growers group to …

July Meeting

Our meeting on Thursday, July 11th, will focus on What’s Happening Now in the vineyard and wineroom!!! At our last meeting we asked the membership who would like to become Winemaking mentors and impart their wisdom and experiences to new and wanna-be winemakers! We have a great start to this process ( 7 Mentors and 5 …

June Meeting

We have a great chance to hear from Vance Rose, Winemaker for Grieve Family Vineyards at our meeting on Thursday, June 13th. What makes Vance so interesting is that he does everything in the vineyard and also makes the wine, and very well, I might add!!! For those of us …

March Meeting

After a wonderful presentation last month on growing grapes and making wine at home by our Vice President, Dennis P. we are following it up with another outstanding set of speakers, the founders of Barefoot Wines, Bonnie Harvey and Michael Houlihan. Their sole emphasis in starting this winery in 1985 was …