A Benefit for the Dry Creek-Lokoya Volunteer Fire Department

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Home Winemakers, please see bottom of website for registration for the 2019 Home Winemakers Classic, July 27 at Copia.

THANK YOU TO DOMAINE WINE STORAGE

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Please Support the Domaine Wine Storage Group

Domaine Wine Storage has graciously donated storage for the many fine donated wines we have for the silent auction to be held on Saturday, July 27 at the CIA at Copia, 4:00-6:30.

2019 HOME WINEMAKERS CLASSIC

Please join us for the 36th Home Winemakers Classic!  We will be returning to the beautiful CIA at Copia located at 500 First St., in downtown Napa.  PLEASE NOTE, after 36 fantastic years, this will be the final Home Winemakers Classic hosted by the Dry Creek-Lokoya Volunteer Fire Department.  A new organization, the Mt. Veeder Fire Safe Council (an organization long associated with the fire department) will be the new host of the event.  We do not see any changes in the event and expect that home winemakers will continue to pour their wines made from the love of the hearts!

SAtURDAY, JULY 27

FUNDRAISER FOR THE DRY CREEK-LOKOYA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

4pm - 6:30pm

CIA at Copia

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SAtURDAY, JULY 27

FUNDRAISER FOR THE DRY CREEK-LOKOYA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

This fun event features home winemakers that pour their "best" wine made with love and attention to detail!

There is also a silent auction that features the best Napa Valley has to offer in wines, wine tours, balloon rides, and much, much more!  Look for those specialty wines such as those from Harlan Wines!  See you then!

4pm - 6:30pm

CIA at Copia

ABOUT US

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This event originated in 1982 by the Dry Creek-Lokoya Volunteer Fire  Department as a event to raise money for the Volunteer Fire Department.  Over the years It’s has been held at Domain Chandon, Silverado Winery, Monticello Winery Groezinger Estates, St. Suprey, Far  Niete, and Charles Krug and now the CIA at Copia.

GO TO THE DRY CREEK-LOKOYA VFD WEBSITE

EVENT PHOTOS

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PLEASE SEE THE NEXT SECTION FOR THE 2018 EVENT PHOTOS.    

JUDGING RESULTS

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Each year a professional judging panel is formed to judge the home wines entered for the event.  Mary Pisor, our current Chair of the Wine Judging Panel (from Pine Ridge Vineyards), puts together professional winemakers, barrel makers, and enologists from various locations throughout Napa Valley.  This is one of the most important part of the Home Winemakers Classic as it gives professional feedback on their wines.  


The judging panel does not automatically award a ribbon just because a wine has been entered.  Each wine must meet the requirements of a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc., place wine or no award is given.

Home Wine Judging Results

2014-2016 JUDGING RESULTS (docx)

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HWC 2017 JUDGING RESULTS (docx)

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HWC 2018 Awards Sheet (xlsx)

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HOME WINEMAKERS CLASSIC RESGISTRATION HWC JULY 27 AT COPIA

REGISTER ONLINE HERE! DEADLINE, JUNE 7TH!

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HOME WINEMAKERS CLASSIC

5900 Dry Creek Rd, Napa, CA 94558

(707) 738-7132