General Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month, except for November and December when meetings are on the 2nd Wednesdays of those months, at the Turn Verein Hall located at 3349 J Street, Sacramento starting at 7 PM. Bring 2 wine glasses for your use unless otherwise noted.
Executive Board meetings are on the first Wednesdays of the month starting at 7 PM; locations vary. Contact President Joe McGillivray for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCELLED — January 16 – Austrian Wines. Guest speaker: Scott Harvey. Scott Harvey spent time in Austria and Europe learning to make wines with central Europe’s unique grapes varieties and terroir. Bring two wine glasses for tasting. Non-members: $15.
January 26 – Winemaking 201. 2 panels: Harvest and Initial Adjustments, and Cellar Operations and Ageing. Members only. Look for details the January newsletter.
February 6 – Executive Board Meeting. All members are welcome. Location: Folsom.
February 20 – Austrian and German Wines. Guest speaker: Scott Harvey. Scott Harvey spent time in Austria and Europe learning to make wines with central Europe’s unique grapes varieties and terroir. Bring two wine glasses for tasting. Non-members: $15.
March 6 – Executive Board Meeting. All members welcome. Location: Sacramento.
March 20 – 2018 White and Rosé Wines Evaluation. Guest evaluators: Craig Haarmeyer and Kurt Burris. 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.
April 3 – Executive Board Meeting. All members welcome. Location: Folsom.
April 17 – Red Wine Roundtable. Bring your wine for discussion of its attributes in an informal interactive atmosphere. Check out this post for more information.
April 28 – Ethiopian Food and Wine Dinner. 3-6 pm. Queen Sheba Ethiopian Cuisine, Sacramento. More deets here.
May 1 – Executive Board Meeting. All members welcome. Location: Sacramento.
May 15 – Non-Bordeaux Varieties Red Wine Evaluation. Guest Evaluator: John Troiano.
June 1-2 – Jubilee! Enter your best into the Club-exclusive wine competition. Wine judging is on Saturday, June 1 with awards ceremony and picnic on Sunday, June 2. The Deets.
June 19 – Something Geeky. Guest Speaker: Shea Comfort.
July 17 – Wine with Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Pairing.
Late July / Early August – Winemaking 101. Designed for new or rusty winemakers – learn the basics of making dry red and white wines. Location: Granite Bay. Contact Gin Yang at email@example.com if interested.
August 21 – Vessels. Speaker TBA.
September 18 – Taste the Gold: Top Medal Wines. SHW members.
October 16 – Gadgets.
November 20 – TBA
December – Holiday Party. No monthly meeting.