Please welcome the following SHW members who were elected to the Executive Board at last Wednesday’s general meeting, via Zoom. They will take office on January 1, 2021. Their job descriptions are posted in the […]
In case you missed last night’s meeting, video +audio or audio-only recordings of the meeting with Jonathan Pack can be found on the Speakers Resources page. Thanks to all for your questions.
We have 350 lbs. or seven 50 lb. bags of new vineyard cover crop seed. Purchased late this October. Kept dry and cool. This is a special vintners mix used by large Ag companies. Cost is $1.50 a pound. Sold by the […]
Gin wrote a new post, November 18 Meeting – Annual Election + Vine and Wine Talk 1 week ago
Don’t forget to Zoom in this Wednesday night at SHW’s Annual Meeting starting at 7pm.
What’s the Club’s Annual Meeting? It’s when we elect the incoming year’s executive board members. The Board of Di […]
Gin wrote a new post, Slate of Nominees for 2021 SHW Executive Board Positions 1 week, 1 day ago
The Board of Directors of the Sacramento Home Winemakers is pleased to present the slate of nominees for the elected positions of the 2021 Executive Board. They are:
President – Robert W […]
The Placer County Wine and Grape Association (PCWGA) 15th Annual Home Winemaker Competition is a go! Entries are due November 16 and PCWGA invites all SHW members to enter.
The competition’s details can be […]
Gin wrote a new post, November 18 Meeting Zoom – What Happened This Year? 1 week, 3 days ago
How crazy is 2020??
Time to escape from the news and numbers! Grab your favorite wine and relax at this Wednesday’s SHW meeting. Returning as a guest speaker, viticulturist and winemaker Jonathan Pack re […]
Gin wrote a new post, Juice for Hard Apple Cider – Last Chance for Orders 2 weeks, 5 days ago
If you’re interested in making hard apple cider, apple juice from the foothills is available – delivery is this Thursday, November 5.
Place your order by Wednesday morning, November 4 with Kendall Johnson a […]
30 gallon food grade fermenters (about 8)4 15-gl stainless kegs (sanke on top); 1 7.5-gl stainless keg (bung on side)DolliesWooden Barrel Holders4 funnels – different sizes4 5-gl carboys; maybe 2 3-gl […]
Gin wrote a new post, Gadgets and Innovations Recording – October 21, 2020 Meeting 1 month ago
Check out the innovations SHW members shared at the October 21, 2020 meeting. Click here for the video – audio recording. You can also find this recording on the SHW website, http://www.sachomewine.com in the Members R […]
From former SHW member Nick Bruno:
Hello, I used to be a member of this nice club many years ago. My wife and I bought some property in Loomis 20 years ago and planted a very nice vineyard and also built our […]
Gin wrote a new post, Slate of Nominees for 2021 Executive Board Positions 1 month ago
The Board of Directors of the Sacramento Home Winemakers is pleased to present the slate of nominees for the elected positions of the 2021 Executive Board. They are:OfficersPresident – Robert WhartonCo-Vice P […]
We just wrapped up a dry run of this coming Wednesday’s meeting on Gadgets and Innovations and what an interesting assortment of gadgets and inventions we have to show you! The inventors will be talking about […]
This was submitted by SHW member Jim Garrett who knows this seller, and vouches for the excellent condition of the equipment.
Winemaking and Vineyard Equipment For Sale
Long-time, and ex […]
Gin wrote a new post, October 21 Meeting (Zoom) – Gadgets and Innovations 1 month, 1 week ago
For most of us, the one thing we miss most this year is sharing our wine making adventures and wines with other wine makers. No 2020 harvest dinner, no in-person meetings post-February but that doesn’t mean we […]
Being a member of SHW has many benefits including ordering StaVin oak additives at cost in smaller quantities.
If you think your pride and joy has been exposed to smoke taint, StaVin has developed a new […]
SHW depends on its volunteers for leadership to collectively keep the Club moving forward. Per the Club’s by-laws, the Board of Directors (BOD) presents the slate of nominees to the membership at the October […]
Merlot available from Shooting Star Vineyard in Somerset on the border of El Dorado and Amador counties. The same grapes are used in wines sold at Biba’s, Mulvaney’s and Hawks restaurants.
Up to 3 tons avai […]
Gin wrote a new post, Grapes for Sale: Syrah – Fiddletown (Amador County) 1 month, 3 weeks ago
20 tons of Syrah available in Fiddletown in the Sierra Foothills.
Brix is at 25 as of October 1.
$1500 / ton. 1 ton minimum. Grower picks.
Contact directly: Carrie Wells at carri […]
Pack up your best wines are enter them into the Cellarmasters of Los Angeles 47th Annual US Amateur Wine Competition. Judging takes place on November 21, 2020 and entries are accepted through November 7.
Go t […]
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