Wendy Taylor

Scholarship Fund Thank You Note

I wish to extend my greatest appreciation for your generous gift in support of my education as a Masters student at the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology. It has given me the opportunity to attend one of the best schools and departments in the nation. I intend to work diligently to excel academically […]

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Featured Member: Jim Burk

Jim Burk has been a long time member of the Orange County Wine Society. You can often find him behind the camera at Wine Society events, encouraging members to smile and pose for the camera. Jim’s pictures are made available on the OCWS website for all members to view. Jim’s fascination with photography began when […]

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February Mini-Tasting Results: Rhone Wines

A total of 71 members and guests attended the February Mini-Tasting at four host sites. The blind tasting consisted of five flights of two wines each. The following Rhone wines were tasted as either a single varietal or as white or red blends – Counoise, Grenache, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Rousanne, Syrah, Tannat, and Viognier. The top three […]

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Call for New Member Ambassadors

Imagine walking into a room of over 100 people and not knowing a single person. It sounds a little daunting! That is currently what happens when a new member attends his or her first Wine Society event. What if that new member knew at least one or two other people in the room? Does that […]

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Scholarship Recipient Thank you

I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to you for making the Orange County Wine Society Scholarship possible. I was thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor and I am deeply appreciative of your support. I am currently majoring in Wine and Viticulture with hopes of becoming a valuable member of the […]

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