WWS Educational Events in May 2013
Across the country, WWS hosts many exciting events during the month of May. To register for any of these events, go to the WWS Events Calendar.
Portland: Annual Women & Wine Event
Join us as we celebrate women and wine! We are happy to be back at a WWS favorite in Portland: Aquariva Restaurant.The evening will include heavy appetizers, great speakers, wine and fun. don't miss this annual spring event!
Central Oregon: French Wine Dinner
Come experience French wines and bistro fare. Chris Berning, a popular local sommelier, will take us on a tour of France's wines and regions. We will enjoy fabulous pairings from Tim Garling, Jackalope Grill's owner and chef. An evening you won't want to miss.
Dallas: Women in Wine Panel
What was once a male dominated industry is now being infiltrated by women, lots of women! From winemakers and sommeliers to bloggers and distributors, more women are working and rising in the wine business. Learn more from four talented women in the know: Kathleen Inman, owner & winemaker at Inman Wines in Sonoma; Donica Jimenez, owner of Cafe Madrid; Melissa Monosoff, master sommelier; and Melanie Ofenloch, wine blogger.
Rochester: Vertical & Horizontal Wine Tasting
Here's your chance to taste wines with different vintages side by side to learn how the growing techniques & conditions impact the taste and quality of the wine. You'll also have the opportunity to taste a single varietal from different regions side by side. Join us at Plantation Party House for a vertical and horizontal wine tasting event designed to highlight differences between similar wines. Featuring Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
San Francisco: Social Happy Hour
Meet up at Pause Wine Bar for an evening of great wines and great networking! Enjoy discounted wines and bites while you meet new San Franciscans and Bay Area guests. We'll have Gypsy Jewelry joining us so you can meet and greet while trying on lovely baubles.
Seattle: Blind Tasting II with Ruth Arista
The Seattle Chapter invites you to an event designed to challenge your palate with Ruth Arista of Arista Wine Cellars at the Edmonds Senior Center. Last year, Ruth challenged us with her wine selections, and we had a great time trying to figure out what was in our glass. Even if you aren't great at guessing, you'll certainly enjoy the varied flight of wines she will choose for us. Joining us for the evening on the grand piano will be talented musician Nick Baker. Come experience a spring evening of wine, music, and buffet by Celebrations Catering.