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February 2018
$39.00 - $49

Winery Program: J. Lohr Vineyards

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, 3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Four decades ago, with little history or viticultural precedent, planting on the Central Coast was a gamble. One of a handful of early pioneers, Jerry Lohr, was among the first to realize the inherent potential of Monterey and Paso Robles for producing high quality grapes and superb wines. Jerry chose Monterey County’s Arroyo Seco district for its cool, windy climate and rocky soils as ideal for Chardonnay, Riesling, Valdiguié and Pinot Noir. He recognized the potential of Paso Robles for…

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$30 - $35

Pinot Noir Mini-Tasting

February 24 @ 6:00 pm

Pinot Noir is the wine considered by many to be the “holy grail” of wine. This temperamental grape varietal requires warm daytime and cool evening temperatures and is partial to coastal climates. Plantings in California began in the 1940s with a significant push in Sonoma starting in the 1960s. Today, high quality Pinots are produced in Sonoma, Mendocino and Santa Barbara Counties of California. Pinot Noir is a versatile wine. Lighter, fruitier wines pair well with salmon, fatty fish, pasta…

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March 2018
$39 - $49

Winery Program: Pear Valley Vineyards

March 9 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, 3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Pear Valley is a family owned vineyard and winery located in Paso Robles. They focus on quality with low yields to produce intense flavors. All of the fruit is hand harvested, immediately sorted and processed at their estate winery while the fruit is still cold and fresh. When owner Tom Maas was stationed in Germany in the late 1960s on an army base in the midst of a vineyard, he learned to love both wine and the vineyard. Decades later…

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April 2018
$39 - $49

Winery Program: Cottonwood Canyon Winery

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, 3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard & Winery will be featured at this winery program. They are a premium boutique winery specializing in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah.

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$45 - $50

Spring Membership BBQ

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Courtyard of the OC Fair Grounds, 88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Spring Membership BBQ - LET'S PLAY BALL! Proudly wear your team's colors while enjoying fabulous food, wine and dancing to live entertainment.

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May 2018
$52 - $57

Winery Program: Jeff Runquist Wines

May 11 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, 3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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For the first time at a Wine Society tasting, we bring Jeff Runquist wines to our tasting program. Featured is a special sit-down, three-course dinner instead of our usual buffet offering.

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June 2018
$48 - $53

Dine with Wine: Brunch at the Beach

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
BLK Earth Sea Spirits, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 202
Huntington Beach, California 92648
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Sunday brunch at BLK, one of the newer restaurants in Surf City/Huntington Beach. Wine Society members and guests just bring your Name Badge, champagne or wine and glasses for a fabulous start of the day.

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July 2018
$30 - $35

Gold Medal Mini-Tasting – 2018

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Gold Medal Mini-Tasting is the largest and most popular of the year. It is a chance to taste many of the Gold Medal wines from this year’s Commercial Wine Competition. This tasting will feature different varietals that won Gold Medals, and as many Four-Star and Chairman’s Award winning wines as possible. This event is always a sell-out, so please sign up early!

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September 2018
$44 - $49

Dine With Wine: Brunch Overlooking Beautiful Newport Harbor

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Newport Landing Restaurant, 503 E. Edgewater Ave. CA United States + Google Map

Brunch at Newport Landing Restaurant on the bay.

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Free

New Member Mixer

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event is open to new members who have joined on or after May 1, 2018 and have not previously attended a New Member Mixer. This is a FREE EVENT. It is a great opportunity to meet the Board of Directors, other new members and learn about the opportunities your OCWS membership offers. Wine and light appetizers will be served. Please be sure to wear your OCWS membership badge. An RSVP (online sign up) is required. When you sign up…

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