It’s back! The California State Fair Home Wine Competition is accepting entries March 20 – April 25. Judging is on May 20. The coveted Golden Bear will be awarded in three divisions. See here for the details.

SHW volunteers play significant roles in this statewide competition and the Fair’s home wine making booth. In addition to helping with the competition logistics including cellar management and judging, SHW is assists with the June 10 awards ceremony. The Club is also involved with the staffing of the home wine making booth. Watch for the call for volunteers for both the awards ceremony (June 10) and the staffing of home Wine making booth (during the Fair’s run July 14-30).