Club News and Stuff

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Volunteers Needed: State Fair Home Winemaking Booth

Once again, Sacramento Home Winemakers will be staffing the Home Winemaking Booth at the California State Fair. This year’s fair dates are July 12 – July 28. As a show of our appreciation, everyone who volunteers (and shows up) for a shift will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win two (2)…

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2024 Jubilee Wine and Label Competition Results

Congratulations to all who entered this year’s Jubilee wine and label competitions! Fifteen judges evaluated 133 wines last Saturday awarding 19 double-golds, 25 golds, 68 silvers, 17 bronzes, 2 honorable mentions, and 2 no awards. Twenty-two best of classes were recognized. Five wines had the honor of earning Best of Division: The Best of Show…

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White Wine Making 101 – Update: Varietal Change

Join your fellow SHW members in an interactive, educational journey in learning to make white wine.  Whether you have never made white wine before or have made one or two white wines and want to learn more, this focus group is for you. We will begin by meeting in person in June for white wine…

Part 2 – Winemaker Magazine Subscription Changes

Please refer to the April 8 blog post for the background details regarding changes to the WineMaker magazine print subscription. Following lengthy negotiations, WineMaker magazine has agreed to honor its previous commitment by offering the print subscription for members at the group rate for another year starting with the June-July 2024 issue.  The print subscription…

ApplePay Surcharge

Recently, one of our club members used his ApplePay account to pay for a charge on the SHW website.  To his surprise, Apple tacked on a $10 Cash Advance Fee above and beyond what he was paying to the club.  We don’t know if this has happened to anyone else using ApplePay or exactly what…