Events Calendar 2023

PLEASE NOTE: for the safety and comfort of all participating, attendees at SHW’s monthly meetings and other events are encouraged to follow current public health guidelines.

General Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month (unless otherwise noted) 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 Kevin Lemay for more info: president@sachomewine.com. 

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Sometime in 2023 – Sacramento Home Winemakers turns 50!

January 4, 2023 – Executive Board Meeting: All members welcome. Virtual.

January 18, 2023 – General Meeting: Darrell Corti headlines SHW’s 50th year’s first meeting. Did you know that Darrell is a former SHW member? Darrell fills the evening with 50 years of wine evolution. Details.

January 20, 2023 (Friday) – WineMaker magazine’s Backyard Grape Growing Bootcamp. View on a big screen in Folsom. Members only. The Details.

January 28, 2023 (Saturday) – Sensory Training for Winemakers, Workshop #1. This is the first in a multi-part sensory training series. This session teaches the basics of sensory evaluation through taste. The instructor is Pat Henderson who led a blending workshop in July. This workshop is full.

February 1, 2023 – Executive Board Meeting: All members welcome. Virtual.

February 15 – General Meeting: White, Rose, and Orange Wine Evaluations. Guest evaluators (invited): Craig Haarmeyer, Alex Haarmeyer, Melissa Peabody. Bring two 750 ml bottles and get an assessment on last harvest’s white, rose and orange wines.

March 18 (Saturday) – Sensory Training for Winemakers, Workshop #2. This is the second workshop in the series and focuses on aromas. Learn how different oaks and oak toasts can impact your wines.

July 22 (Saturday -Tentative) – Sensory Training for Winemakers, Workshop #3. This is the final workshop in the series when we’ll learn about flaws and faults – identify, prevent, and hopefully fix.

June 3-4 (Weekend) – Jubilee Wine Competition (Saturday) and Awards Ceremony Picnic (Sunday).