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


October 19 Meeting – Semillon Tasting Program Available

At SHW’s October 19 meeting we tasted a vertical flight of semillon made by SHW member Rex Johnston. Chick Brenneman guided us through the tasting and now shares his PowerPoint program slides. You can see the presentation here and you can also find it on the Club’s website under Member Resources – Speaker Resources. We…


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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 .