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Tasting Schedule

With rare exceptions, tastings are generally on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4 pm; exceptions are noted.  Most tastings are open to the public (up to 3 guest visits), but selected tastings may be reserved for members or have members-first enrollments. 

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Date Topic Location Host Presenter Announce Close
Jan 20 Wines of the Rhone: North vs. South Lochside Clubhouse
Theresa Thiel
Tom Jones
Jeff Purse December 27 January 11
Feb 10
(2nd Sunday)
Terroir - What is it and Does it Matter? Porter Home
Melissa Porter
Isaac Porter
Melissa Porter
Isaac Porter
January 21 February 1
Mar 17 Triangle Chapter AWS Wine Dinner Bogdanski Home
Pat Bogdanski
Ed Bogdanski
Ed Bogdanski February 20 March 8
Apr 14 A Wine Tour of Argentina and Chile -
Comparing Their Principal Wines!
Palmer-McNeirney Home
Renee Palmer
John McNeirney
Ira Blumenthal March 20 April 5
May 19 Surprising Slovenia Spain Home
Helen Spain
Mark Spain
Mark Spain April 24 May 10
Jun 9
(2nd Sunday)
The Fascinating Secret Behind Cru Beaujolais Weeks Home
Brenda Weeks Brenda Weeks
Scheryl McDavid
May 22 May 31
Jul 21 ... canceled ... rescheduled for 1/9/20 ...          
Aug 18 The Wine Regions of France: What Makes French Wines the Best? Lochside Clubhouse
Theresa Thiel
Tom Jones
Theresa Thiel July 24 August 9
Sep 15 AWS National Tasting Project:
The Terroir of Napa Valley -
The Making of Exceptional Wine
Tillis-Price Home
Lisa Tillis
Jeff Price
Jeff Price August 21 September 6
Oct 20 The "A" list of the "B" list of Italian wines - Brachetto, Barbera, Bardolino, Barbaresco, Barolo, Brunello Ward Farm - Eno River Vineyards
Cathy Ward
Jim Ward
Jim Ward September 25 October 11
Nov 17 TBA Glass Home
Karen Glass
Carter Glass
Carter Glass October 23 November 8
Dec 15 Red Blends Brack Home
Kathy Brack
Fred Brack
Fred Brack November 20 December 6
Jan 9, 2020 The Ancient Wines of Sicily Ristaino-Krynicki Home
Jean Ristaino
Gary Krynicki
Jean Ristaino December 23 January 10

Note:  The above schedule is tentative.  We expect most events to occur on the dates and times indicated; but if we have an "opportunity," we may preempt an event for a new topic!

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