Friday, April 18, 1986
3:30-4:30 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
7:00-8:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Reunite with long-standing members and meet new ones from across the country. Six different varietal wines from Germany's fine estates and cooperatives will be showcased -- Riesling, M61ler-Thurgau, Silvaner, Ruländer, Scheurebe and Gewürztraminer wines. Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres will be served. Be sure to make dinner reservations for this evening. Bob Perna tells us this is a must at the finer area restaurants.
Saturday, April 19, 1986
10:00 - Noon International Competition Seminar Tasting
The open tasting of the 12 competition wines will be conducted by Peter M. F. Sichel.
Noon - 2:00 p.m. Executive Committee Luncheon Meeting
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting
We strongly urge all members to attend!
Saturday, April 19, 1986 (cont'd.)
3:00 p.m. - International Competition Blind Tasting
Non-competitors are invited to test their skills against those of local competition winners who will be contending in a separate room for a slot on the U.S. team going to Germany in September.
7:00 p.m. - Annual Banquet
Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix of the Four Seasons Hotel and Bob Perna have devised a superb menu to honor the evening's fine wines, a selection rarely seen in the U.S. -- including wines from Hessische Bergstrasse, WUrtemberg, Franken and Baden. As a special attraction, the meal will be brought to a close with a 1975 Beerenauslese Eiswein from the estate of August E. Anheuser. Mr. Herbert Anheuser will be on hand to offer personal remarks.
Sunday, April 20, 1986
9:00 a.m.- Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m.- 1984 Vintage Tasting
This year's vintage tasting will be conducted by Dr. Reinhard Muth, president of the Association of German Wine Growers.
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