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June 2019
$47

Wine Education Seminars – Wines of the Rhone Valley

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3131 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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A 2-hour educational seminar for OCWS members only. Presented by LCA Wine discussing the wines of the Rhone Valley.  One river, two very distinct and different regions from the North to the South, all part of the same Valley.  Come discover the Rhône. This diverse and distinct region will delight and surprise you with its verve and versatility. Taste and compare wines of the region to their new world counterparts!  6 different wines will be tasted.

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$5

Winemakers’ Summer 2019 – Quarterly Meeting & Potluck

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our Quarterly Meetings are a wonderful time to meet and socialize with other winemakers, taste each others' wines, and receive great advice from our more experienced members. SO2 testing is available prior to the meeting 11am-12:30pm

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July 2019
$30 - $35

Gold Medal Mini-Tasting

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

The Gold Medal Mini-Tasting is the largest and most popular mini-tasting of the year. It is a chance to taste many of the Gold Medal wines from this year’s Commercial Wine Competition. The tasting will feature different varietals that won Gold Medals, and we try to obtain as many Double Gold medal winning wines as possible. Locations. Host sites and directions will be announced to those attending approximately one week prior to the event.  We try to place you at…

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OC Fair Courtyard

July 12 - August 11
Courtyard of the OC Fair Grounds, 88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Every year, the members of the Orange County Wine Society operate The Courtyard of the OC Fair where we volunteer our time to serve wine, award tastes, present educational wine seminars and feature wineries who won awards at the OC Fair Commercial Wine Competition.  Also, displayed are the winner's bottles from the OC Fair Homewine Competition.  Join us during this time to relax, enjoy good wines and expand your knowledge of California wines.

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September 2019
Free

2019 Annual OCWS Business Meeting

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Baja Blues, 88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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The Annual Business Meeting, which is free to all OCWS members, will be held this year on Friday, September 6, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm and held at Baja Blues Restaurant located within the fairgrounds near Gate 5. There is no limitation on the number of members who may attend; however, the meeting is strictly for members only. There is no charge to attend, although any member who signs up and does not attend will be charged $25. The OCWS is…

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$49 - $54

Champagne Brunch at BLK

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
BLK Earth Sea Spirits, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 202
Huntington Beach, California 92648
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This event is currently sold out. To be placed on the waitlist, please phone the OCWS office. The last day to make changes or cancel and receive a refund is Friday, September 6. Any cancellations after this date would be filled and refunded from the waitlist.  BLK is one of the newer restaurants in Surf City, Huntington Beach which opened in the summer of 2015. It is located on Pacific Coast Highway, on the second floor across the street from the Huntington…

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$45 - $50

Fall Membership BBQ & Return of the Chili Cook Off

September 21 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Courtyard of the OC Fair Grounds, 88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Sold Out -please call the office to be placed on a waitlist THE RETURN OF THE CHILI COOK OFF Enjoy the competitors’ homemade chili, accompanied by a BBQ menu provided by the Cooks Caucus, wine, beer, live band, and dancing! For this to be a success, we will need about 20 members willing to “take the challenge” and put their homemade chili up against their peers in a competition judged by culinary professionals. Prizes will be awarded for winners in…

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Free

New Member Mixer

(An invitation will be or has been sent to eligible members) As a new member of the Orange County Wine Society, the Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend a New Member Mixer.  This is a FREE EVENT and is a great opportunity to meet other new members and learn about the many activities of the Orange County Wine Society. Place:  The Cowan Heights area - the details of the location will be sent by email approximately on week before the…

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October 2019
$67 - $72

Annual Installation Dinner

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, 3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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The OCWS Annual Installation Dinner will feature a gourmet, four-course dinner. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm with a Champagne reception to be held lakeside to allow members to mingle prior to the dinner. Champagne poured during the reception will be chosen by the OCWS Cellar Master. Members are also welcome to bring a bottle of their own wine for dinner as no corkage fees will be charged. The event will provide members the opportunity to welcome the newly…

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$5

Winemakers’ Fall 2019 – Quarterly Meeting & Potluck

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our Quarterly Meetings are a wonderful time to meet and socialize with other winemakers, taste each others' wines, and receive great advice from our more experienced members. SO2 testing is available prior to the meeting 11am-12:30pm

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