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1989 Annual Convention Program

March 16-18

Santa Monica, California

 

Thursday, March 16. 1989

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Board of Directors Meeting

(Board Members Only)

Jones Library

 

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Opening Reception in the Garden Pool

Area (Wedgewood Room in case of rain)

Our opening reception features wines of the 1987 vintage from eight of Germany's 11 wine-growing regions. Experience the '87's with friends from across the country while nibbling hors d'oeuvres under the palms.

 

Friday, March 17, 1989

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Rheinhessen Wine Tasting

Conducted by: Peter M. F. Sichel, Wilshire Room

Sample 12 wines, QbA through Beerenauslese, from Germany's largest growing region with the Society's chairman of the board of directors.

 

Noon - 2:00 p.m. - Executive Committee Luncheon Meeting

(Board of Directors, National Officers & Chapter Chairpersons Only) International Room

 

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. -How to Teach Tasting Techniques Conducted by: Helmut Jung, Wilshire Room

Acquire skills in organizing comparative wine tastings and learn from an expert how to convey information about wine.

 

Saturday, March 18, 1989

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - "12er Probe" Competition Written Exam Wilshire Room

If you're competing for one of the three prizes being awarded at this night's banquet, you must complete both this written exam and the sensory exam immediately following.

 

Saturday, March 18 (continued)

10:00 - Noon - "12er Probe" Competition Tasting

Conducted by: Helmut Jung, Wilshire Room

Even if you're not vying for one of the prizes, test your knowledge in this tasting which is a practice run for the big international wine tasting competition taking place in 1990. Prove your German wine tasting abilities by identifying regional differences, grape varieties, quality levels and degrees of sweetness in this "blind tasting of 12 distinctly different wines.

 

Noon - 2:00 p.m. - Chapter Administration Workshop & Luncheon, Wedgewood Room

Luncheon and free-flowing discussion covering building membership, various types of tastings and how to get members more involved in planning and administrative detail.

 

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Annual Business Meeting, Wilshire Room

We strongly urge all members to attend

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: ABOVE EVENTS TAKE PLACE AT THE MIRAMAR SHERATON HOTEL, 101 WILSHIRE BLVD., SANTA MONICA

 

7:30 p.m. -Annual Banquet

BEVERLY WILSHIRE HOTEL

9500 Wilshire Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA

Grand Trianon Ballroom

Precededby a German still wine and Sekt reception, a six-course fete prepared by the Beverly Wilshire's Executive Chef, Alex Gordan, will be matched to a selection of excellent white and red German wines. Commentary will be delivered by our special guests and competition prizes will be awarded. BLACK-TIE PLEASE!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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