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American Wine Society Triangle Chapter, American Wine Society
Serving Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, and Vicinity
American Wine Society
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With rare exceptions, tastings are generally on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4 pm; exceptions are noted in bold.  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. 






Announcement Date

Registration Close Date

January 15

3:00 p.m.

Southern Hemisphere Cabernet Sauvignon

Triangle Wine Company (Morrisville)

Helen/Mark Spain

Triangle Wine Company

December 21

January 6


February 12

4:00 p.m.

Wines of Alsace

Porter Home


Melissa/Isaac Porter

Queen of Wines

January 18

February 3

March 19

6:00 p.m.

Wine Dinner

(Members Only)




February 22

March 10

April 23

4:00 p.m.

Dr. Konstantin Frank Wines

Kingery Home (Wake Forest)

Mary Kingery

Ira Blumenthal

March 29

April 14

NOTICE FOR ABOVE TASTING:  This is a special event:  The 50th Anniversary of the American Wine Society.  Read more about the tasting!

May 21

4:00 p.m.

Wines of Chile

Ward Farm (Durham)

Cathy / Jim Ward

Vine Connection

April 26

May 12

June 18

4:00 p.m.

Dry Riesling

The Preserve

(Wake Forest)

Sue Ohmann


Mark Spain

May 24

June 9

July 16

4:00 p.m.

Surfing California for Summer Wines

Tillis/Price Home


Lisa Tillis/Jeff Price

Jeff Price

June 21

July 7

August 20

4:00 p.m.

Wines of Burgundy The Preserve Sue Ohmann / Roger Johnson Jerzy Buczak

July 26

August 11

September 17

4:00 p.m.

National Tasting (Organic, Sustainable, and Biodynamic Wines)

The Preserve

(Wake Forest)

Mark / Helen Spain

Mark Spain

August 23

September 8

October 15

4:00 p.m.

Bordeaux Blanc

Spain Home


Helen/Mark Spain

Tommy Goff

September 20

October 6

November 19

4:00 p.m.



Brack Home


Kathy/Fred Brack

Fred Brack

October 25

November 10

December 17

4:00 p.m.

Washington State Wines

Woodcroft Community Room (Durham)

Sue Ohmann

Ira Blumenthal

November 22

December 8

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!

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

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Previous Tastings: 2016, 2015,  2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004