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

American Wine SocietyOcean Isle Beach Chapter Meeting December 4, 2011

November 8, 2011 - 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 December 4th. The theme for this meeting will be "Having a Sparkling Holiday." This tasting will include champagne from France, and sparkling wines from Spain, Italy and California. All sparkling wines have ratings of 89 points or better.

Last month's meeting which featured affordable "new world" red wines was very well received by members and guests in attendance, said Barwikowski, Chapter chair. "This was an excellent way to learn about some very good red wines from Chile, Argentina, Australia, California, Washington, and Oregon. The Chapter is also planning a wine dinner to start the New Year, and will be featuring some NC wines from the Yadkin Valley in future tastings. Everyone is welcome."

Chapter meetings are held at the Silver Coast Winery located at 668 Barbeque Rd. Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. The meeting will be held on December 4th starting at 4:30 PM. The cost of the tasting will be $15, and will include chocolate truffles. Also the first 36 attendees will be given a fluted 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 12/2 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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