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.

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The Exchange: FOR SALE                                               

Equipment & Supplies Available:
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,
(Posted 1/27/18)
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JP and Kristine, River Run:  email to            Posted 8/2/17

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Neutral Barrels Available:
$30 each
Contact:  Jerold O’Brien, Silver Mountain
Posted 9/1/17


Spectrum UV-Vis Spectrophotometer Model SP200UV for sale. In good shape, great for enzymatic, color and phenolic assays. Paid $2500, yours for $1000.

— Nathan W. Kandler Thomas Fogarty Winery & Vineyards / Lexington Wine Co.

Posted 7/28/17

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Anyone need a small blower/mist sprayer? My vineyard has outgrown this one. Price is negotiable; I’m also open to trades (equipment, grapes, etc.) from VASCM folks.


Nick de Sieyes

831.688.1190 (office)

831.331.0751 (cell)

Posted 7/23/17

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Bottling Equipment:  I have some bottling equipment for sale, good for smaller lots. I bottled my 2013, 2014 and 2015 vintages with it. Not something for larger wineries, but worked well when I was at the 500-1000 case level.
MEP 4-spout sparger/filler from St Pats with Euro20 pump. Single
phase 220. For detailed info, see the listing on St Pats homepage:
I’m selling it for $2000, it’s $3300 new. Includes a box of spare o-rings, spacers, etc.

Contact:  John Benedetti,  Owner/Winemaker

Sante Arcangeli Family Wines
831.406.1262 /

posted 3/24/27

Rapid 44 Floor Corker with Venturi vacuum. Handles 750s and 1.5L. Nearly new, used for around 3000 cases.
$2500. – sells for $3800 new.

Contact:  John Benedetti,  Owner/Winemaker

Sante Arcangeli Family Wines
831.406.1262 /

posted 3/24/27



The Exchange:  WANTED

Wanted: Neutral red barrels, not too old

Nicholas R. de Sieyes, PhD
831.688.1190 (office) / 831.331.0751 (cell)

Posted 9/1/17

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Wanted: Used barrel racks in decent condition.

Colin McNany
La Honda Winery
Posted 8/1/17
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Looking for a local source of antique green Bordeaux bottles with cork finish and deep punt.   I need 24 cases. Preferably not Chinese glass.
Thank you,
Tom Copenhagen
Raines Vineyard
Posted 5/2/17

Looking for 3-10 tons of Chardonnay grapes for the 2017 vintage.

Jamie Kutch | Owner, Winemaker
Kutch Wines | 2030 Moraga St | San Francisco, CA 94122 /  917.270.8180 |

Posted 5/7/17


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

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

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.