May 2016

Meritage & Components Mini-Tasting Results

A total of 90 members and guests attended the April Mini-Tasting at five host sites. The blind tasting consisted of five flights of two wines each. The following wines were tasted as either a single varietal or as Meritage blends – Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. The top three favorite wines of […]
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Scholarship Fund Thank You Note

Dear Orange County Wine Society, Thank you for making me a recipient of the Orange County wine Society Scholarship. I appreciate the generous support towards my educational goals. I am currently enrolled in the culinary arts program at Orange Coast College, from which I am hoping to gain a degree in Advanced Baking and Pastry. […]
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Call for New Member Ambassadors

The Orange County Wine Society is continuing to seek members to volunteer as ambassadors to new members. It does not take a great deal of time. You will be given one or two names each month and your job will be to call the newest members and welcome them to the Wine Society, talk to […]
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New Member Mixer

On Sunday, April 17, 38 new members attended a New Member Mixer. After an hour of socializing and enjoying wine and light snacks including garlic shrimp ceviche, marinated Ahi tuna, olive tempanada and a variety of cheeses, board members and event chairs explained the many activities of OCWS. We would like to give a special […]
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Scholarship Fund Thank You

Dear Orange County Wine Society, Thank you for your generous donation of $1,500. This donation will help me finish my last two semesters in the Culinary Program and receive my AS in Culinary Arts. This generous scholarship has helped me get with the various expenses accrued through my time on the Hot Foods Team at […]
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