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President’s Message – Gearing Up for Fair Fun!

With the Commercial and Home Wine Competitions quickly almost having been and gone, the 2022 OC Fair is fast approaching, and the OCWS is geared up to run our most […]

An American Picnic—Wrap Up!

On Saturday, May 7, 121 OCWS members and guests enjoyed a beautiful spring day at The Courtyard for “An American Picnic.”  The red, white and blue was everywhere to be […]

OCWS Varietal Hours

The OCWS Varietal Hour is completing its 17th month of Monday evening tastings!  Thank you to all the hosts and attendees over the past year and a half. As we […]

May 2022 Rhône Wine Mini-Tasting Wrap Up

The May Mini-Tasting featured four varietals and one blend. There were four host sites throughout the county. The first flight was a pair of Grenache Blancs, one from California and […]

Featured Winery Program at the OC Fair

Lloyd and I would like to invite you to visit us, along with Betty Jo and Jay Newell, at the Featured Winery Bar during the OC Fair. We will be […]

2022 Wine Auction—Wrap Up

The 2022 Wine Auction was a great success this year, thanks to all our members who made it possible!  The Wine Auction is our second largest fund-raiser of the year […]

A Trip Around the World Must Always Include Wine!

Part 3—Greece and Israel As Manuela and I continue our wonderful exploration of the world, this is Part 3 of my article exploring the world of wines. In my last […]

Congratulations 2022 Graduates

Congratulations everyone!  Generated during our events, activities and our members volunteering during 2021, the 2022 OCWS Scholarship Fund disbursed $29,202 to eight California colleges and universities. Since 1996, $741,713 has […]

President’s Message

10 Ways To Be Happier People ask me why I volunteer as much as I do and I always reply because it makes me happy. I just recently read an […]

Just When We Thought Things Were Going Back to Normal …

Another Wrench Is Thrown Into The Workings! It is not up to us as to the guidelines we are required to follow by the OCFEC in order to hold The […]

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