Buy/Sell Exchange

The Buy/Sell Exchange, created by the Viticulture Assn. of the Santa Cruz Mountains (VASCM) in 2004, connects winemakers and growers for the purpose of selling Santa Cruz Mountains appellation grapes and other related products and services. See the Exchange list below of items/services for sale or wanted.

If you have something to sell, want to buy, or have a service to make available:

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The Exchange: FOR SALE  

 

2018 Harvest Winegrapes Available:                                       (See equipment & supplies for sale below)

Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Available: Meticulously cultivated and hand-tended in Woodside near Kings Mountain Rd. Price negotiable:

Chardonnay: About 5 – 7 tons

Pinot Noir: About 1 – 2 tons

Contact:  Cecelia Pearson at cecelia.pearson@gmail.com or 650-520-7370

posted 8/21/18

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Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir available:  app. 3 tons of Pinot Noir available for a late August to early September harvest.  This is a mixture of clones: Mt. Eden, Swan, 828, 115 and 667.  We’re located up on the ridge at ~2500ft. elevation.

Contact:  Mark Porter
Lago Lomita Vineyards
www.lagolomita.com
cell: 408-802-8752

posted 8/10/18
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Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir available:

Pinot Noir available from a few different sites. Please call for details:
Contact:  Ken Swegles
Vineyard Manager
Coastal Range Vineyards
(831) 454-6045
posted 8/6/18
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Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir & Chardonnay Available:
Half acre Chardonnay. 400 foot elevation in Zayante. Has been ready near Labor Day.   (Half acre Pinot – SOLD)
Contact: Chris Chambers, chambersc5@yahoo.com
Posted 7/24/18
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Awesome white port available …Chardonnay “Port” currently in barrel, aged 7 years.  Production cost $30 per gallon, asking $18 per gallon.  Produced by Dancing Creek Winery from Trout Gulch Vineyards.  Tasting is available by appointment at Wargin Wines in Watsonville.   Please contact Jim Boyle at 408.221.2836 for answers to any pricing, production or technical questions.  Please contact Mikael Wargin at 888.247-8333, to arrange for tasting.

Posted 7/3/18

2018 Harvest Winegrapes Wanted:

 

Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay Wanted:  Looking for at least 3 tons minimum and as much as 10 tons.

Contact: Jamie Kutch, Owner, Winemaker, Kutch Wines
jamie@kutchwines.com /  phone: 917.270.8180

posted 8/2/18

                                             

Equipment & Supplies Available:
Dirt Available – Free!: app. 25,000cf of clean dirt from an excavation for a house remodel.
Contact:  Till Guldimann at till.guldimann@chateauhetsakais.com
posted  8/10/18
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Misc. Equipment for Sale:

10 Macro bins, 30 7″ double bar barrel racks, some 16 low profile racks too. 5 small neutral barrels for sale. Tanks too. 2 1000 gallon and 1 2000  and 1 780 gal Cascade heavy plastic with manholes and one 240 gal Eneo tank. 8 55gallons stainless barrels and some 13and1/2 gallon stainless and beer kegs, 1 40 plate and frame filter. One painted unstoppable crusher/stemmer with must pump  3 phase with 4 inch hose. It’s ugly but always works. foam shippers in 2’s and 4’s with cardboard.

Contact:   JP  at 831-726-3112, riverrun@cruzio.com 

posted 8/2/18

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Neutral red barrels available:  American and French oak, 2011, 12 & 13.  Emptied and rinsed on 7/23/18 so if you want to use for wine, get ’em now.  $50 each.  Contact Janette at Soquel.vineyards@gmail.com
Posted 7/23/18
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For Sale:  12” Lenticular filter purchased from Scott Labs in 2014, used for three years.  Original purchase price: $3,695.00 asking $1,200.  Located at Wargin Wines in Watsonville.   Please contact Jim Boyle at 408.221.2836 for answers to any pricing or technical questions.  Please contact Mikael Wargin at 888.247-8333, to arrange for viewing. 
Posted 7/3/18
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Gearmore Vineyard Sprayer (in Corralitos):  PTO vineyard sprayer needs a new home. A bit dusty but in good shape, runs great. Its a Gearmore / Carrarospray GDL 200, 50 Gallon Sprayer.
$ 2000 obo   Contact Bruce at 831-566-5394, bruceedwards505@gmail.com
(Posted 1/27/18)
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The Exchange:  WANTED

 

 

 
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Services Available:
Local labor contractor with seasoned farmworkers is making some of his farm hands available to grape growers for this harvest season. If your vineyard is in the Watsonville / Santa Cruz area, give them a call: 

Steve Garrett
Los Amigos Harvesting
831-768-6944
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To serve the common interests of all Santa Cruz Mountains appellation winegrape producers, and to enhance the quality, profitability and reputation of winegrape production in the appellation through promotion and education.