Member Resources


Learn about the benefits of joining SHW.

Winemaking Equipment Loan Program

Sacramento Home Winemakers has invested in equipment that is available for members to use for a nominal fee:  destemmer-crusher, scales, basket presses, and filter.  Members must be certified (trained) before borrowing Club equipment.

Wine Analysis Service

SHW offers wine analyses of your wines for  pH, TA, pH+TA, free SO2, malic acid to show completion of MLF, and residual sugar (RS).  Instructions at the link above.


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Speaker Resources

Find presentations and wine making tools from SHW’s meetings and events.

Winemaker of the Year Selection Criteria

SHW awards a winemaker annually with the coveted Winemaker of the Year award.  If your wines have been earning top awards, you might be in the running.  Click on the link the details.

Club Store

Goodies to show your friends that you don’t just taste wine, you make it.

Classified Ads

Grapes for Sale…. and Winemaking-related ads for members to move their merchandise.

Wine Links

On the page above, you’ll find a variety of resources including vendors, northern California home wine making clubs and other web pages.

Forms for Reimbursement of Club Expenses

On the page above are two new forms and instructions all deposits and request for reimbursement for SHW related expenses. This procedure will allow timely deposits to the bank, track where our money comes from and goes (track our budget), and get you paid back for any “approved” money you spend out of pocket. 

Buttons with links to pages of interest…

Click here for more details and instructions for Grape Interest and Source Table in a downloadable PDF file.