Events Calendar 2018

General Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month at the Turn Verein Hall located at 3349 J Street, Sacramento starting at 7 PM unless noted. Bring 2 wine glasses for your use unless otherwise noted.

Executive Board meetings are on the first Wednesdays of the month starting at 6:30 PM; locations vary.  Contact President Joe McGillivray for more info:


January 3 Executive Board meeting.   Location: Sacramento.  All members welcome.

January 17  –  Central / Eastern European Wines.  Come with 2 glasses in hand as we learn about some of the oldest winemaking areas in the world.  Spend the evening with guest speaker Eric Danch with Blue Danube Wine as he shares winemaking history and the wines that are little known outside of eastern Europe.  No charge for SHW members; $10 per person for non-members.

Some Saturday in January or February – Pruning Clinic.  Stay tuned for details.

February 7 – Executive Board meeting.  Location:  Davis.  All members welcome.

February 21 – 2017 White and Rosé Wines Evaluation.  Guest evaluator TBA.  Bring in your white and rosé wines from the fall harvest and get them evaluated before you bottle.  You’ll receive tips on possible adjustments that can make your good wine into one they won’t forget.

Some Saturday in February or March – UC Davis Winery Tour.  UC Davis’ Viticulture and Enology program is world renown.  Spend a couple of hours checking out the facilities and technology while Chik Brenneman, UC Davis’ Winemaker, imparts his words of wisdom. Details to follow.

March 7 – Executive Board meeting.  Location:  Sacramento.  All members welcome.

March 21 – All You Wanted to Know About Corks.  Guest speaker:  Phil Durrett, ACIC Corks and Closures.   Learn about the the latest developments in corks to protect your wines.

April 18 – Red Non-Bordeaux Varietals Wine Evaluation.  Watch this space for a changed-uo format for evaluating your 2017 red non-Bordeaux varieties wines.

June 9-10 – Jubilee!  Enter your best into the Club-exclusive wine competition.  Wine judging is on Satruday, June 9 with awards ceremony and picnic on Sunday, June 10.  Watch this space for more info.


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