2018 Jubilee Wine Competition

The 2018 Jubilee wine competition results are in!  Find them here:  AwardReport-2018 (3)


Compete with the best!

Sacramento Home Winemakers is pleased to announce that entries are being accepted for the 2018 SHW Jubilee starting April 18.  The annual Jubilee is a 2-day affair with the wine competition on Saturday followed by a picnic and awards ceremony on Sunday.  

This year, the first wine entry is free with additional entries at $8 each.  Only one 750 ml bottle is required.  The area’s beer and wine supply store, The Brewmeister, is sponsoring a $100 gift certificate to the Best of Show winner.

Important dates:

  • Entries will be accepted from April 18 through May 16, 2018.  Entry wines, completed entry forms and entry fees will be accepted at both the April 18 and May 16 meetings.  Wine entries will also be accepted outside of meetings.  Please make arrangements with: Donna Bettencourt – 916 548-3199 (Sacramento area); Joe Morgan – 916 439-7205 (Roseville area);  and Thad Rodgers – 916 715-3688 (Auburn area).  This is a members only competition.


  • The wine competition is on Saturday, June 9.  If you would like to volunteer in the cellar, clerk a judging panel, or assist with logistics / hospitality, please contact Competition Coordinator Donna Bettencourt at donnab1045@gmail.com or 916 548-3199.


  • Awards* will be presented on Sunday, June 10 at a potluck BBQ picnic in Loomis.  Details on the picnic can be found here.  Jubilee Picnic Coordinator Judy Pinegar is in need of volunteers to assist with the picnic’s logistics.  Contact her at judypinegar@gmail.com and 916 224-6742.

*Certificates will be awarded to Best of Show and Best of Divisions at the picnic; ribbons for all awards should arrive by the July SHW meeting.

Important wine competition information:

2018 Jubilee Rules and Classifications

Jubilee Registration Form

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