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President’s Message

Years ago, I was told by a very well-known winemaker that the best wine is the wine one likes best, whether it be a $150 bottle of Napa Cab or […]

OCWS Photography Contest

The OCWS has started a photography contest and you are invited to participate! As you might have guessed, the subject is “Wine,” but this can mean many things to many […]

2023 OCWS Winery Program: Double Gold Award-Winning Wineries

The 2023 Winery Program starts in January with “Double Gold” winning wineries and continues monthly through April. We have invited prestigious wineries who have won this coveted Award in the […]

Wines of Alba, Italy—Close to Home!

we love to travel. This past October, less than five months after our quasi-world cruise, we were at it again, this time back in Northwestern Italy where Manuela was born […]

President’s Message

Thankful for Paths Otherwise Gone Uncrossed With the holidays fast approaching beginning with Thanksgiving this month, among my thoughts is just how grateful I am to be a part of […]

Search for Newsletter Editor

The Board of Directors regretfully announces that our Wine Press Editor-in-Chief, Linda Mihalik, is stepping down. Linda has served as our Editor for over five years. Linda especially enjoyed inserting […]

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OCWS Photography Contest

The OCWS is starting a photography contest and you are invited to participate! As you might have guessed, the subject is “Wine,” but this can mean many things to many […]

President’s Message

With a New Year Comes New Challenges . . . Any number of articles have been written over the years about the OCWS and the fact that we, amazingly, run […]

August 2022 Gold Medal Mini-Tasting Recap

The August Gold Medal Mini-Tasting featured five different varietals, two wines each. All ten wines were Double Gold winners in the 2022 Commercial Wine Competition. There were ten  host sites […]

Volunteers that Made a Difference

The OCWS relies on our volunteers for everything from guiding and managing our organization, to planning and running our events. Most volunteer work is done “behind the scenes” and unnoticed […]