SHW Membership Information

Thanks for your interest in becoming a part of SHW!

Your 2021 annual membership is valid from January – December and entitles you to:

  • delivery of the SHW newsletter, The Grapevine to your fingertips;
  • a year’s subscription (print version) to WineMaker Magazine (a $26.99 value) if renewing or joining by March 1;
  • having your wines evaluated with recommendations by people in the know;
  • participation in member-only activities including:
    • SHW’s Jubilee wine competition;
    • Group buys for grapes, glass, barrels, oak cubes, etc.
    • Beginning Winemakers mentored group crush;
    • Eligibility to rent SHW winemaking equipment:  destemmer-crusher, basket press, and filter;
    • Wine testing and analysis by the Club’s chemist;
    • Select seminars and events;
    • SHW’s Winemaker of the Year competition;
  • email notification of Grapes for Sale and other wine making or wine-related items throughout the year;
  • enjoying the Club’s special events at the membership rate;
  • access to club members/mentors for wine making and home vineyard advice and expertise,
  • monthly meetings, educational demonstrations, social events, friends, and lots of fun!
  • Receive member discounts 
    • Lodi Wine Labs –  10% off retail, $10 for common chemistry panels, and 5% off other lab analysis;
    • Brewmeister – 10% off purchase;
    • Winemaker magazine digital subscription at 50% off regular rate;
    • TriMark Kitchen Restaurant Supply – 30% off purchases with card and secret code: 9162170294.

Memberships and Dues

Regular Membership: This is available to an individual, or couple residing at the same address, and each qualified individual is afforded that same privileges, being able to participate in all SHW functions, as well as hold office. Membership is valid for the year paid regardless of when members join or renew.  Dues are $50.00 per year.  Dues are prorated when joining from October – December (please contact Membership Chair for proration).   

Student Membership:  Individuals who are UC Davis students enrolled in the Viticulture and Enology program can become a SHW Student Member. Dues are $10.00 per year.  Membership is valid for the year paid regardless of when members join or renew; no proration.

Dues Payment: You may join, continue your membership, or rejoin SHW by either…

  • Paying by PayPal or Credit Card Online
  • Submitting an Application and a check for dues by USPS
  • Paying by check or cash at a SHW meeting (unfortunately not an option at this time)

Paying by PayPal or Credit Card Online

1. If you wish to join SHW as a New Member(s), or

2. If you are a Current Member (an active member in 2020), or

3. If you have been a member in the past, but were not active member in 2020,

Submit a Membership application and pay your dues by PayPal or Credit Card by clicking here

Application and Dues by Mail, or in Person

The 2021 SHW Membership Application Form can be downloaded by clicking here. It is a fillable PDF form and may be completed, printed and mailed back with a check to our Treasurer at the address below.

Remit your membership application form with a check made to SHW and mail them to:

SHW Treasurer – Wreatha Duverney

10725 Sunrise Ridge Circle

Auburn CA 95603

or, bring the completed form and dues check to the next SHW meeting (hopefully soon).

The mailing address is also on the bottom of the membership form.

Questions about membership?  Contact the Membership Chair Gin Yang at  or  916 217-0294.  


PLEASE NOTE: One thing we want to make very clear is that, though the online payments are made through PayPal, you do not have to have a PayPal account to make your payment. You will have the option to pay by credit or debit card, or your PayPal account. Also, no financial information will be stored on the website, or transmitted to anyone receiving transaction confirmations.