Meetings & Events

May 19 Meeting (Zoom) – Submit Your Wine for Evaluation

Non-Bordeaux red wines still being accepted for evaluation for the May 19 SHW meeting. Deadline for registering wines is Monday, May 10th.  Contact Chief Judge Donna Bettencourt at donnab1045@gmail.com or (916) 548-3199. We still have room for 5-6 non-Bordeaux red wines to be evaluated by fellow members and our guest evaluators, Luke Laubaugh and JohnTroiano.  Two…

Meetings & Events

In Case You Missed It

The Club has been sharing lots of info with you in the blog. At times, there’s more than one new blog post per send-out so read past the first item in the notification. Here’s the latest of what’s been going on at SHW: May 13 Zoom about gasses – curious about how gasses can help…

Group Buys

Cork Group Buy

Sacramento Home Winemakers is planning an ACIC cork group buy.  The corks are available in 500 count bags.  Previously we were able to get 250 count bags, but the size is no longer available.  If smaller quantities are needed, please find a friend to split the bag.  Corks should be used within 6 months, however,…

Meetings & Events

May 19 Meeting (Zoom) -Non-Bordeaux Red Wine Evaluation

For the May 2021 meeting we will be evaluating members’ 2020 red non-Bordeaux wines. You will be tasting each wine in the safety of your own home. What are red non-Bordeaux wines? Any red wine except:  Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Carménère, and other red varieties predominately from France’s Bordeaux region. Who…

Meetings & Events

Bubbles Under Pressure (Zoom)

May 13 at 7 pm. Curious about using pressurized gasses in your wine making? Us, too! Join fellow SHW members for an hour of chat on the topic. The format would be similar to the Limoncello Zoom where 5-6 members share how they use gas and pressurized equipment to make and protect wines.  We can…