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American Wine Society Triangle Chapter, American Wine Society
Serving Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, and Vicinity
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With rare exceptions, tastings are generally on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4 pm.  Most tastings are open to the public (up to 3 guest visits), but selected tastings may be reserved for members or have members-first enrollments. 

Date Topic Location (Raleigh unless specified) Host Presenter(s)

Announcement Date

Latest Registration

January 17
3:00 pm
Contemporary Blends Triangle Wine Company (Morrisville) Ira & Violette Blumenthal Karen Stapleton
Tasting Notes
12-23-15 1-08-16
February 21
4:00 pm
French Sampler (Wine/Food Pairing) Porter Home (Durham) Melissa/Isaac Porter Queen of Wines 1-20-16 2-12-16
March 20
6:00 pm
Wine Dinner (Members only)
Cave 1912 (Raleigh) NA NA 2-24-16 3-11-16
April 17
4:00 pm
Unusual Boutique Handcrafted Italian Wines Buenzli Home
(Wake Forest)
Mary Kay Buenzli Marilyn Tilley (Piedmont Wine Imports) 3-23-16 4-08-16
May 15
4:00 pm
Grenache Ward Farm
Cathy/Jim Ward Jim Ward 4-20-16 5-06-16
June 26
4:00 pm
Wines of Lodi Spain Home (Raleigh) Helen & Mark Spain Tommy Goff 6-01-16 6-17-16
July 24
4:00 pm
Celebrity Wines Tillis/Price Home (Zebulon) Lisa Tillis/Jeff Price Jeff Price 6-29-16 7-15-16
August 21
4:00 pm
National Tasting
(Rhone Rangers)
The Preserve (Wake Forest) Jenny Brews Mark Spain 7-27-16 8-12-16
September 18
4:00 pm
Portuguese Wines Woodcroft Community Center (Durham) Kathy Conn Kathy Conn 8-24-16 9-09-16
October 16
4:00 pm
Wines to pair with Halloween Candy Bogdanski Home
(Wake Forest)
Pat & Ed Bogdanski Ed Bogdanski 9-21-16 10-07-16
November 20
4:00 pm
Last Bottle - Purchasing Wines by Mail Brack Home
(North Raleigh)
Kathy/Fred Brack Fred Brack 10-26-16 11-11-16
December 18
3:00 pm
Holiday Party The Preserve (Wake Forest) TBD NA 11-23-16 12-09-16

Note:  The above schedule is tentative.  We expect most events to occur on the dates and times indicated; but if we have an "opportunity," we may preempt an event for a new topic!

Note2: Registration for each event opens after event notifications are sent to chapter members. Typically 2-3 weeks prior to the event.

Note 3: Times or dates shown in red either deviate from our normal 4:00pm start times or 3rd Sunday of the month schedule.

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Previous Tastings: 2015,  2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004