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Ocean Isle Beach Chapter of American Wine Society Announces Tasting Theme For January Meeting

Ocean Isle Beach Chapter Meeting January 22, 2012

American Wine SocietyJanuary 9, 2012 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Today the Ocean Isle Beach Chapter of the American Wine Society announced the theme for its next scheduled meeting.

The Ocean Isle Beach Chapter will hold its next wine tasting event for area wine lovers and their guests on January 22nd. The theme for this meeting will be "A Taste of the Yadkin Valley." This tasting will include seven wines from six North Carolina wineries located in the Yadkin Valley.

"December's meeting which featured sparkling wines and champagnes was a big hit with all members and guests in attendance," said Barwikowski, Chapter chair. "A large part of our meetings are devoted to wine education, and those in attendance learned about how champagnes and sparkling wines are made, the many laws and regulations that govern their production, and what grape varieties are typically used. Our January meeting will focus on wine from our state, specifically those from the Yadkin Valley. The Chapter is also planning a wine dinner in March, and will feature wines from Brushy Mountain a NC winery in a future meeting. The Chapter will also again this year participate in the American Wine Society's National Tasting Project on Pinot Noir. Everyone is welcome to attend chapter meetings."

Chapter meetings are held at the Silver Coast Winery located at 6680 Barbeque Rd. Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. The meeting will be held on January 22nd starting at 4:30 PM. The cost of the tasting will be $10. All guests are urged to bring their favorite wine glass for this event. Prior to the tasting, the chapter will hold a brief meet and greet social with wine and cheese being served.

All those planning to attend this event are asked to RSVP, by 1/20/12 via e-mail to OceanIsleAWS@gmail.com.

American Wine Society
The American Wine Society is the largest and oldest consumer based wine education organization in North America. AWS is well respected in the wine industry and has tremendous relationships with domestic and international wineries and winemakers.

AWS membership is for anyone who enjoys wine and wants to learn more about it. Members include wine lovers from novice to expert, amateur and professional winemakers, wine educators, and people in all aspects of the wine industry.


 


 


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