It’s time for budbreak, spring, renewal, and re-starting San Diego Amateur Winemaking Society (SDAWS)! Please join us for a re-organizational meeting on Saturday April 1st (no joke!) at the former Curds and Wine warehouse, 7194 Clairemont Mesa Blvd 92111, at 1 pm. We will discuss goals, organization, and leadership for SDAWS and hopefully bring back this great group to benefit all San Diego area winemakers and wine lovers.
Please RSVP for this event for details on what to bring and what to expect with the “register” button:
There will be a SDAWS Meeting on 9/29/2018 at 2 PM at the house of John and Lorraine Estey, 15434 Paseo Penasco, Escondido, CA 92025.
Has it been a strange year for growing grapes for you?
Have your grapes ripened evenly or are they turning to raisins in the sun while others still remain green?
Have you learned new tricks for netting or bird repellent that you’d like to share with fellow vineyard owners?
Come to the home of John and Lorraine Estey on September 29th and share your stories with fellow SDAWS winemakers.
Invite your friends to become members.
More to come. . .
Don’t forget about our November meeting!
It will be on November 18th at 13909 Indian Canyon Ln in Poway.
We’ll start at around 2pm and end at 5pm or so.
Bring some of your wine to share.
There will be a guest speaker so prepare to be intrigued.
There will be a SDAWS meeting on 8/5 noon to 2 at Ramona Ranch Winery. There will be a group email sent out with more information. Hope everybody can make it.
Just an update on upcoming meeting on 6/17/17 from Noon to 2pm. Domaine Artefact 15404 Highland Valley Rd Escondido, CA
This will be our first meeting in a long time, so we are asking to hold off on bringing wine. Mark and Lynn La Chapelle have so kindly offered to host our meeting, there will be wine available at this event from Domaine Artefact. You can bring cheese, crackers…. Mark will also be the guest speaker there. We are hoping to update the email list and add as many new members as possible . Please let everybody know that is interested about the meeting. Hope to see everybody there.
The SDAWS will be meeting on 6/17/17. We will be posting the location of the meeting soon. We may have lost some of the SDAWS contacts, so please let everybody know if they are not included. Looking forward to seeing everybody .
Curds and Wine will be hosting free home winemakers’ seminars every month from February through June on the third Saturday at 1 pm. Seminars are given by Lum Eisenman, a winemaking guru that we are lucky to have in the San Diego area. Lum will share his expertise on various winemaking techniques and issues.
These seminars are free, but limited to 20 people. If you are interested in participating, please RSVP; a full list of seminar links are available at http://www.curdsandwine.com/blog/free-winemakers-seminar-series-with-lum-eisenman-for-2017/
2/18/17 – Introduction to Home Winemaking
3/18/17 – Facilities, Equipment & Sanitation
4/15/17 – Getting Ready for Crush
5/20/17 – Must Adjustments
6/17/17 – Common Wine Faults
Before January gets away lets get together to discuss winemaking and taste
the results of our oenological endeavors.
Please join us for the SDAWS meeting hosted by Mark & Lynn Robinson at
their winery & vineyard property in Highland Valley, Domaine Artefact.
This is an outdoor venue.
When : January 30, 2016 – 12-2 PM – rain or shine
Where : 15404 Highland Valley Road , Escondido, CA 92025
Phone : 619.992.8034
What to bring: WINE GLASS, chair, wine friendly food to
share, a bottle of wine to share and a second bottle (optional) for the wine raffle /