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November 12 ReCooped Barrels

Lori Adams, a representative from “ReCoop” in Sebastopol, will be our  guest speaker for the evening. Lori will be bringing some demo models as well as a cut out of a barrel and talk a little about the process. They re-coop used barrels and make new ones as well.   …

June 11 Meeting Topic/ Vineyard Sustainability

The guest speaker at the Thursday June 11 meeting of the Sonoma Home Winemakers is Robert LaVine from the Sonoma County Wine Growers Association. The Sonoma Grape Growers have set the goal of 100% sustainable farming for it’s organizations growers. Mr. LaVine will talk to our home growers group to …

May 14 Barrel ReCoop

The Sonoma Home Winemakers will have a guest speaker  Lori Adams from ReCoop in Sebastopol at the May general member meeting, to be held on Thursday, May 14, at the Vintage House senior center at 7:30 p.m. Adams will be speaking about the differences between a new and recoopered barrels …

February 12 Meeting/Guest Speaker

We will be taking nominations for the 3 open board of director positions that evening.  If you would like to get involved with planning the meetings or events, or would like to contribute service to the club, join the board.  It is very rewarding:) Bob Peak owner of “the beverage …

Annual Picnic – August 14

Come join us for our annual picnic to take place on Thursday, August 14, in lieu of our regular meeting. We will meet at Sebastiani Winery and Vineyards at the picnic grounds close to Lovell Valley Rd. at 6 p.m. The event is a potluck and members, spouses and invited …

Awards Dinner “Spanish Nights”

If you can’t run with bulls this year in Pamplona Spain, come to the Sonoma Home Winemakers “Spanish Nights” Awards Dinner April 17, 2014 at 6:30PM at the Vintage House.  Starting with a Tapas Bar to Paella prepared by Steve Rose of the Vineyards Inn in Kenwood.  Finishing off with …

Wine Competition: Call for entries

Announcing our 2014 wine competition! If you make wine at home as a hobby, the Sonoma Home Winemakers cordially invite you to enter your wine for judging.  It will be evaluated by wine industry professionals, and award winning wines will receive medals at the awards banquet and ceremony held on …

Celebration Update

The Sonoma Home Winemakers will host its 8th Annual Sonoma Home Winemakers Celebration on Saturday, September 7, 2013. This event normally features wines from Sonoma’s home winemakers, however, the State of California has started to enforce laws that prohibit us from pouring our wine for the public. Instead of cancelling …

Show Off Your Wine!

The 2013 Sonoma Home Winemakers Celebration is fast approaching. If you’re interested in pouring your wines at the event, send an e-mail to grapes@sonomahomewine.org and let us know what you’ll be pouring. It’s a great event for a great cause, so we hope you’ll spend your Saturday afternoon in early …

Competition Winners

Congratualtions to the medalists in the 2013 Sonoma Home Winemakers Competition   View more photos of the event in the Gallery. Best of Class – White Iniquity Cellars, Dave Martinelli – Chardonnay Best of Class – Red Caliente Ridge, Michael Carroll – Syrah Best Label Black Cat Cellars, Lou Leal …