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:

1.  Send an email to vascm@kkn.net .  If you are already a subscriber to the email list your posting will be sent automatically to everyone subscribed to the list. If the email address you use to send the message is not the one you are subscribed with then the webmaster will need to accept your post and then please expect a delay. If you do not see your message in your inbox then it was not delivered to the list (the email you are using is not subscribed or your message exceeds the size limit for the list – see more below) and please contact the webmaster at info@vascm.org.

2.  The webmaster will add your listing to this website (below).

3.  When your item sells or you have found what you seek: please update the webmaster so we can remove it from the list. Send an email to  info@vascm.org.

4.  Please note: there is a size limit of no more than 500KB for messages that will post to the list. If you are attaching photos, make sure that in total they do not exceed 500KB.

5.  If you are not subscribed to the email list your message will not post. Contact info@vascm.org.

The Exchange: FOR SALE  

2020 Harvest Winegrapes Available:   (See equipment & supplies for sale below)

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir:  Liebeler Vineyard in Woodside has about 7 tons of Chardonnay and about 5 tons of Pinot Noir available this year. Both varietals have won awards in recent years! The vines have been meticulously hand-tended for about 25 years by the same vineyard team. Price negotiable.
Please send me an email at cecelia.pearson@gmail.com or leave a voicemail at 650-520-7370 if interested.
Posted 8/2/20
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Organically-farmed Pinot Noir and Bordeaux varietals: Black Ridge Vineyards, just above Lexington Reservoir, has some ultra-premium Pinot Noir and Bordeaux varietals available for 2020 harvest.  Organically farmed and well-tended.  Please inquire for availability and pricing.

Contact:  Bill Brosseau,  (408) 832-4660

Posted 7/25/20

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Pinot Noir: Veranda Vineyards in Watsonville has SCM Pinot Noir available for sale for the upcoming 2020 harvest. Excellent quality crop. $3200/ton. Call (831) 750-7026 or email marguerite@bellefarms.com.
Marguerite Remde
Belle Farms, LLC
Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
Estate Grown, Santa Cruz County
marguerite@bellefarms.com
phone (831) 728-9125
cell (831) 750-7026
Posted 7/21/20
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Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Franc:  Cooper Garrod Estate Vineyards will have 8 to 10 tons of Cabernet Franc for sale this fall.  These grapes are from a  30 year old certified organic vineyard and we follow CAWG practices.  $2200 per ton.

Jan Garrod,  General Manager, Garrod Trust

Garrod Farms,  Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

22647 Garrod Road, Saratoga, CA  95070

408-867-9527 (phone) / 408-718-9354 (cell)

Posted  7/20/20 

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Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir:  2 tons of premium Pinot Noir available. Grapes are 100% organically grown, high elevation and 115 Dijon clone. Expecting an estimated harvest date of 9/16.  $4500/ton (net 30)
Ken Swegles

Viticulturist
Rhizos Viticulture LLC
PO Box 66126
Scotts Valley, CA 95067
(831) 454-6045
Posted  7/17/20
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2019 Harvest Winegrapes Wanted:

                                             

Equipment & Supplies Available:
SOLD: Cantinetta Crusher-Stemmer with ½ hp Lesson Farm Duty electric motor and the trestle stand to support it.  It will do 1-2 tons in an hour or so.  $300 or best offer.  burneyBernard Le BoeufProfessor Emeritus of BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaSanta Cruz, CA 95064 
Contact:  leboeuf@ucsc.edu     831 426 6203
(Posted 8/4/20)
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Available: 15 to 20 red burgundy FOB’s for sale that’ll be empty on 7/21/20. Mostly French oak, 2016 and 2017 vintage. No Brett! $50 each, first come ,first served. Please don’t reply by e-mail. Call Janette at 831-462-9045
Jon Morgan
Soquel Vineyards
831-462-9045
(Posted 7/20/20)
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Equipment & Supplies Wanted:
Macro Bin:  If you have a macro plastic 24s bin for sale, please call 408-499-2219 or email ross@siberiancellars.com
(Posted 7/7/20)
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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.