Hotel, Georgetown, Washington DC
Friday, April 8,
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 - 8:30
wines from each of Germany's 13 wine growing
districts in the German Embassy's Great Hall. These
wines have been personally selected by Helmut Jung
our renowned friend from the German Wine Institute
and the German Wine Academy. These wines are likely
never to be available on the international market.
Enjoy the ambiance of the Embassy, the full selection
of buffet foods, and the fellowship of friends-new
and old- from all over the country, and guests from
9:30 - 10:00
discuss the wines served at the Opening Reception.
This time together will give us a better atmosphere
to appreciate the wines more fully.
10:00 - 11:30
recognized German wine fanatic from The Party Source
of Bellevue, Kentucky, will lead a tasting to
demonstrate the effect on wine that different soil
conditions have. The vintage and variety of the wines
will be held constant so you can concentrate on the
differences in taste from this one factor. You will
learn how to recognize and analyze the distinctive
character imparted by the soil of the vineyard.
Noon - 2:00
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Society,
and Bettina Sichel, U.S.
lead you through an elegant three-course lunch at
acclaimed "Citronelle" Restaurant, and the
courses will be matched with a fascinating range of
GewŁztraminer wines, all of this with commentary
from Peter and Bettina.
2:30 - 4:00
Directors, Officers and Chapter Chairpersons)
Free for touring or for visiting the area's fine wine
wines chosen by David Schildknecht and Peter von
Weymam. Experience the marvelous way German wines
complement a variety of oriental fare.
Sunday, April 10,
10:00 - 11:30
tasting of a
portfolio of wines especially chosen by him during
his latest trip to Germany, from which he returned
only one week agao. As he has in past GWS
Conventions, Terry promises to amaze and delight your
2:00 - 3:30
von Weymarn, who
has planned one of his visits to America to coincide
with our Convention, will lead a sit-down tasting of
the exceptional wines of the von Heyl zu Hermsheim
Estate, ranked at the top of the wine producers in
4:00 - 6:00
are invited to particiapte
7:00 - 1 1:00
7:00 p.m. Gala Banquet 7:30
feast prepared by Michele Richard, whose
'Citronelle" is one of the "hottest"
restaurants in the country, receiving rave reviews
from many prestigious publications. The outstanding
German wines for the Gala Banquet have been carefully
chosen by Helmut Jung especially for the occasion to
match an exceptional variety of wines with splendid
foods. Our longstanding friend, Peter Nelson, of
Niche Marketing, has provided a suitable finish for
the evening with a fine German Weinbrand with a
world-wide reputation: Dujardin VSOP.
10:00 - Noon
Savor an array
delicious buffet dishes from 'Citronelle" with a
refreshing selection of German Sekt, Germany's
sparkling wines. The Sekt has been provided by Helmut
Jung and Nikolaus Wegeler-Deinhard Estates in
celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Deinhard