Learn about the benefits of joining SHW.
Sacramento Home Winemakers has invested in equipment that is available for members to use for a nominal fee: destemmer-crusher, scales, basket presses, and filter. Members must be certified (trained) before borrowing Club equipment.
SHW offers wine analyses of your wines for pH, TA, pH+TA, free SO2, malic acid to show completion of MLF, and residual sugar (RS). Instructions at the link above.
Don’t wing it alone. Find a mentor to help you make the best wines possible.
SHW awards a winemaker annually with the coveted Winemaker of the Year award. If your wines have been earning top awards, you might be in the running. Click on the link the details.
Goodies to show your friends that you don’t just taste wine, you make it.
Grapes for Sale…. and Winemaking-related ads for members to move their merchandise.
On the page above, you’ll find a variety of resources including vendors, northern California home wine making clubs and other web pages.