2023 Gala and Awards Banquet
Join Us Wednesday, Dec 13 at 5:30pm
for our annual Gala and Winemaker Awards
at the Randy Peters Event Center
2024 Wine Symposium
January 23-25, 2024
Discounts for PCWGA members!
Annual Winemaker Competition
Wine entry deadline is Sunday, Dec 10 at 3pm
Judging on Tuesday, Dec 12 and
Awards on Wednesday, Dec 13 5:30pm
We strive to build a vibrant, local community for winemakers, vineyard growers, and wine enthusiasts by providing a robust event calendar and by serving as a connector among the participants in our local wine and vineyard community.
PCWGA provides educational programs to its members and the public, encourages the use of ecologically sound and sustainable agricultural practices, and serves as an advocate for the wine and grape industry in public and government matters.
The Placer County Wine and Grape Association (PCWGA) was established in 1999 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation established to promote the making of wine and the growing of wine grapes on both a commercial basis and as a hobby.
The topography, soil, and climate of Placer County are perfect for wine grapes as it is similar to Southern France and Italy both in temperature (heat summation) and soil content. In the long summer months, grapes are easily ripened to perfection culminating in wine that is rich and deep in color and flavor.
Do you need hands-on experience or have a question on managing grapevines or wine making?