Sacramento Home Winemakers

About Sacramento Home Winemakers

Sacramento Home Winemakers (SHW) is a volunteer non-profit club promoting the art and science of wine making through education. Incorporated in 1973, SHW is the oldest continuous operating home winemaking club west of the Rockies.

Learn about wine making and vineyard cultivation through the Club’s meetings, classes and networking.


SHW is currently accepting 2022 membership applications.

2021 Jubilee Wine Tasting

Next Monthly Meeting

Meetings and Events

September 20 Meeting: Fruit, Sweet, Fortified, Dessert, and Sparkling Wine Evaluation

Our September 20th meeting will focus on the evaluations of fruit / sweet / fortified / dessert. and sparkling wines, and we will be joined by Bob Joakimson as our guest evaluator.  Although Bob is a relatively new member to our club, he is certainly not a new winemaker as this year alone he has won …


3 of most recent blog posts

Coming Soon

Vineyard Management Series: Part I – why and when to test vineyard soil. March 1, 2 p.m. (virtual)

Winemaking 101: August 4 and 6

Members’ Area

Want to know more about making wine and grape growing?

Join the Sacramento Home Winemakers and get involved in the pleasures of making, and enjoying, home made wines with a great group of people .