Opportunity: Toys for Tots – Moraga Peace Officers Association – Hacienda Friday, December 8th, 6pm

Dear Members, The Moraga Police Officer’s Association and the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program are joining forces in 2017 to help bring joy to children in the Bay Area during this holiday season.  The mission of the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign was conducted.  The objectives for the Toys for Tots are […]

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They ran out RE: Inexpensive bottles available (Burgundy $3/Case)

I understand that the inventory of these bottles is already gone.  East Bay Glass is selling nice new burgundy bottles for $3 per case.  You need to go pick them up during business hours and pay tax, but they take credit cards. They apparently have several pallets of these bottles. East Bay Glass 515 Independent Rd, Oakland510-834-2535

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Moraga Chamber looking for wine donations for their fundraising raffle

Dear Members, I received the email below from Kathe Nelson who is the Executive Director of the Moraga Chamber of Commerce. If you would like to donate wine for their raffle, please contact Kathe at kathe@moragachamber.org or 925.323.6524. Bill Scanlin President, Lamorinda Wine Growers Association —————————————————————————————————————————————————- I’m not sure if Susan Captain passed this promotion along to the Wine Growers or not, but Carol Haag suggested I contact you. The Chamber of Commerce is holding a Wine Raffle featuring Premium wines. […]

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Reminder: Lamorinda Wine Growers Association General Meeting – Sunday, October 29th at 3pm – Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Rd, Orinda

Dear Members, We hope to see you at our quarterly membership meeting that will be held at the Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Road, Orinda on Sunday October 29th at 3pm. Please bring a bottle of wine and appetizer to share. If you haven’t paid your 2017-2018 dues, please bring your checkbook. We will be sharing harvest experiences and talking about the results of an upcoming member survey. We hope to see you at the meeting! Best, Bill […]

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Lamorinda Wine Growers Association General Meeting – Sunday, October 29th at 3pm – Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Rd, Orinda

Dear Members, We hope to see you at our quarterly membership meeting that will be held at the Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Road, Orinda on Sunday October 29th at 3pm. Please bring a bottle of wine and appetizer to share. If you haven’t paid your 2017-2018 dues, please bring your checkbook. We will be sharing harvest experiences and talking about the results of an upcoming member survey. We hope to see you at the meeting! Best, Bill […]

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Host next General Membership Meeting (10/29) at your home?

Dear Members, Our next General Membership Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, October 29th at 3pm. The membership enjoys going to another members home for meetings and seeing their operation. If you’re willing to host the October meeting, please reach out to me by the end of September. Thanks, Bill Scanlin, President LWGA email: bscanlin@gmail.com     cell: 925.200.7676

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Upick Grapes Saturday September 16 2017 Alhambra Valley Road

As you may know, Tom Powers has sold his vineyards to Kevin Balestrieri.  A Upick operation will be held at the Balestrieri Family Farm vineyards at 8:00 AM on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  The available grapes include:  small amounts (a few hundred pounds each) of merlot, chardonnay, and cabernet sauvignon, and several tons each of pinot gris, viognier, and syrah. Those wishing to pick high quality grapes, should meet at the Alhambra Valley Winery at 6140 Alhambra Valley Road, Martinez, CA at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, […]

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Request for wine donations: Habitat for Humanity’s National Hurricane Relief Fund

On September 24, Tom and Bobbie Preston are hosting a Wine, Cheese, and Heirloom Tomato Tasting to benefit the Habitat for Humanity Hurricane Relief Fund.  The Prestons would be most appreciative of a few bottles of wine from those growers who can do so, to help make this event possible.  Bobbie would be happy to come to you to pick up any donations.  The event is Sunday September 24, from 4-6:30pm at the Preston home and garden, 1307 Larch, […]

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Wagner ranch nature area olive festival

The Friends of Wagner Ranch Nature Area is hosting the annual Olive Festival on Oct. 1. Friends sponsors outdoor/environmental education programs for Orinda students. Please consider donating one bottle of your wonderful local wine to this worthy cause. I am happy to pick up and will put together a Lamo basket for the auction portion of the fundraiser. Thank you, Colleen Sullivan Alwazrt@comcast.net 925 254 6993

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