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Welcome!

 
Please welcome our two newest chapters - Sacramento & Finger Lakes!! 
Sacramento
Welcome, Sacramento Chapter! Maggie Beddow and the other dedicated Sacramento Chapter board members have worked very hard to establish this chapter! They have many fun and educational activities planned for the members. The chapter will be catering to wine lovers and wine industry professionals in the Sacramento Valley, Sierra Foothills, Delta and Lodi regions.   
 Finger Lakes

It is with great pleasure to welcome the Finger Lakes Chapter to Women for WineSense!  The chapter board has been working hard over the last few months to create a great organization in one of the top wine regions of the world.

Don't miss out on the chapter's inaugural event on August 17th!!

  
 

The Rise of Female Sommeliers 

Great article in The Wall Street Journal about the rise of female sommeliers. Kudos to these women for breaking traditional industry stereotypes! 

Click here to check out the article! 


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WWS Educational Events 

Across the country, WWS hosts many exciting events during the month of September. To register for any of these events, go to the WWS Events Calendar.

Texas Hill Country: Progressive Wine Dinner 

Friday, September 4 - 5:30PM 

Join the Texas Hill Country Women for WineSense Chapter for an evening of wine, food and fun! With two convenient starting locations and a great line-up of Texas wineries this dinner is a perfect kick-off to a weekend in the Hill Country. Registration includes souvenir wine glass, transportation, dinner & wine. Buses Leave Promptly at Scheduled Pick-Up Time arrive early at your starting location to enjoy a glass of wine & charcuterie before boarding the bus! 

 

Dallas: Prost! Treffen Sie Die Weine Von Deutschland 

Tuesday, September 8 - 6:00PM

When we think of German wines we often think of Rieslings from the Mosel. Germany offers many more varietals than this, varietals such as Silvaner, Spätburgunder, Muller-Thurgau, Dornfelder and Domina - wines that are all food friendly. Join us as the Bavarian Grill as we get to know the other varietals of Germany. Reservations will be accepted until September 6th. We hope to see you there! 

 

Rochester: Update your Classics 

Tuesday, September 8 - 7:00PM 

Are classic wine pairings feeling a bit ho-hum?  Our September event, Update Your Classics, will give you the opportunity to decide if you prefer the classic wine or if a new pairing pleases your taste buds.  Let's get out of our comfort zones and try something new! Join Amanda Mari and Eileen Heizyk at the Rochester Airport Marriott, as they explore some classic and non-traditional pairings.  

 


Napa/Sonoma: Cabernets Around the World 

Thursday, September 17 - 6:00PM

Join us in our exploration of the Napa Valley AVAs and tasting of six, exclusive Cabernets! Under the guidance of Back Room Wines proprietor and sommelier Dan Dawson we’ll be tasting different terroirs and styles of Cabernet Sauvignons from Calistoga, Coombsville, Diamond Mountain District, Mount Veeder, St. Helena, and Stags Leap District.  It’s an exciting opportunity to learn more about the region, which many of us call home. If you can’t tell the difference between Diamond Mountain and Mt. Veeder Cabernets off the top of your head, or have never tasted these special, limited-production wines, this is your chance! See the wine line up below. Bring your friends along, enjoy your girls’ night out, hone your taste buds and meet new people at this fun, relaxed and educational event!

 

Rochester: Red Wine Blending *Member Education*

Thursday, September 17 - 6:30PM 
In this interactive class we will be discussing and executing the art and science of blending cool climate red varietals. Learn how and why winemakers make the choice to blend. Participants will taste a finished red blend along with the individual components of traditional Bordeaux varietals. They will then put together and enjoy a glass of their own Bordeaux blend. Participants will enjoy a light snack of local cheeses and take home a stem-less wine glass. Our wine educator for this event is Eric Frarey, Chief Operations Officer of Heron Hill Winery on Keuka Lake. This special education event is offered to members only.

FLX: Women in Wine Panel & Tasting

 Monday, September 21 - 6:30PM 

Join us for a fun-filled, educational evening for our September monthly meeting at Coltivare in Ithaca. Women winemakers will enlighten attendees with stories and experiences about making wines in the Finger Lakes. Trademark grape varieties such as Riesling, Chardonnay and Lemberger will be discussed and tasted. Light appetizers from locally sourced ingredients will be served to complement the wines on each panel. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Sacramento: Inaugural Wine Social 

Thursday, September 24 - 6:00PM 

ALL members/non-members are welcome to this free inaugural wine social event! Please bring a guest to learn more about the new Women for WineSense Sacramento chapter.

Just a Kiss: The Single Girls Wine Club
(A Wine Country Romance Series Book 1)
Click here to check out this awesome romance novel about Wine Country written by our very own member Kate Kisset now available on Amazon! Make sure to read the acknowledgement section to find a thank you to Women for WineSense Napa/Sonoma Chapter! Congratulations Kate!!
 

Grand Event Chat with Jeff Davis On The Wine Road & Tracy Lynne Parker Grand Event Director
Don't forget to check out Tracy Lynne Parker and Jeff Davis of On The Wine Road discuss the fabulous details of the Women for WineSense GRAND EVENT! We hope to see you there! Click here to check out the show! 
 

 



Why Join Women for WineSense?

  • You have a passion for wine and WWS has great fun-filled wine education programs
  • You connect with others who share your passion for wine and the wine industry
  • You receive member discounts on all Women for WineSense events
  • You receive member discounts from wineries and local merchants
  • You become part of our roots in the wine industry, which run very deep




 

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