July 2016

Gold Medal Wines Mini-Tasting Results

A total of 167 members and guests attended the July 9th Gold Medal Mini-Tasting at nine host sites. The evening began with 4 Star Gold Korbel Blanc de Noirs. The blind tasting followed with seven flights of two wines each that included 3 Four Star Golds and 11 Gold medal winners. The superb selection of […]
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OCWS Scholarship Program

Since the Wine Society’s inception 40 years ago, and the development of the Scholarship Program, the Orange County Wine Society has raised and donated $549,007 in scholarships to students studying enology (winemaking), viticulture (grape growing), wine appreciation, and culinary arts at several colleges throughout California. Colleges have included Allan Hancock College, California Polytechnic University Pomona, […]
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Special Membership Promotion: Invite Your Friends to Join

If you have any friends thinking about joining the Wine Society, invite them to join now! For applications received between July 15 and August 31, new members will receive a $15 coupon good through July 15, 2017 for any OCWS event (merchandise and membership renewal excluded). That’s $15 for a single membership and $30 for […]
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OCWS Board of Directors – Call for Candidates

It is that time again! Have you considered running for the Board of Directors? Do you enjoy organizing events, working with people and trying new ideas? Then a position as a Director of the OCWS might just be right for you. The beginning of a three-year term of the nine-members of the Board of Directors, […]
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In Memoriam: Barbara McVey Martens

It seems to Sam and I, Barbara has always been a member of the Wine Society but really I am told it is only around 25 years. We first knew Barbara in the early days due to our mutual and continuing love of fine food. Barbara was a successful caterer when we first met her. […]
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In Memoriam: Linda Riley

A long time member, Linda (Martin) Riley, passed away on June 4, 2016 after a courageous battle against Leukemia. Linda will be remembered as a lovely, classy lady who enjoyed wine tasting throughout all the wine producing regions of California. She also enjoyed participating in many of our OCWS events. Linda’s entire career was devoted […]
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Membership Promotion

Limited time special OC Fair membership promotion:  Apply for your membership between July 15 and August 31 and receive a $15 per person coupon (single one coupon – dual two coupons) that can be used anytime before July 15, 2017.  Coupons can be used for any OCWS event except merchandise, and membership renewal.  This offer […]
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