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NEW Winemaking Programs by Zoom at UC Davis

Hey Home Winemakers…want to take the next step?? Registration is now open for the following program hosted by the Department of Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis. Winery Regulations Thursday, March 4, 9 AM – 12:15 PM Cost: $75 Location: Zoom The Winery Regulations seminar will give an overview of and updates from four specific…

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Got Lemons?

Do you have a tried and true limoncello recipe? Or do you have a really tasty treat that you make using limoncello? If yes, please share! The Education Committee is planning a Limoncello Zoom session for March 21 (tentatively) at 1pm. We’re hoping to feature a few of you sharing your limoncello-making formulas and techniques,…

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Reminder: White and Rosé Wine Evaluations Meeting – February 17

Time is running out to reserve your samples for the White and Rose Wine Evaluations. We have limited quantities remaining. Please reserve your wine samples at White and Rose Wine Evaluations, by February 12.  We will have the following pickup sites – Roseville/Rocklin, mid-town Sacramento, and Folsom. On the Monday, February 15th, we will notify…

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January 20 Meeting – Recording Available on SHW Website

Both the audio only and audio+video recordings of SHW’s January 20, 2021 meeting featuring guest speaker Alison Crowe can be accessed on the link below.  The recording is also on the SHW website under Members Resources tab.  Click on Speaker Resources. Alison Crowe Discussion 20210120 – Google Drive  

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White and Rose Wine Evaluations – February 17 Meeting (Zoom)

For the February 2021 meeting we will be doing white and rosé wine evaluations.  You will be tasting each wine in the safety of your own home. Who can participate? The meeting is open to all current 2021 paid members. Who are the wine evaluators? Kurt Burris, Wine marketing representative Craig Haarmeyer, owner and winemaker…

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We Want to Hear What You Want to Learn

We are looking for members to join the 2021 Education Committee!  This is a great opportunity for new and veteran home winemakers to provide creative ideas for the club’s monthly meetings. Share your concepts for fun and educational activities, such as the Chardonnay and Cider making groups.   We’re planning evening committee meetings and you can…

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Memberships and Dues Payments Now On-Line

SHW members have asked for the ability to make Membership Application and dues payments on-line from the SHW website. That feature is now available! You can fill out Membership Applications and make dues payments on-line or by printed hard copy and check.  Access for these options is on the new Memberships page (under the Members Resources menu…

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Cider Making Focus Group

Well, it takes a lot of cider to make wine!  Are you interested in learning how to make cider?  Do you want to learn more about the many kinds of cider that you can make?  Kendall Johnson and Donna Bettencourt are putting together a zoom workshop with an award winning cidermaker, and will be coordinating…

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September 16 Meeting – Trivia Night

Who has a Golden Bear sitting on their fireplace mantle? Take a break from your cellar,  and test your knowledge about wine and learn some history about SHW at the September 16 meeting.  We’ll break up into teams for some friendly competition and laughs.   Email Gin Yang at for a Zoom invitation.  The evening…