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are offering a unique opportunity to collect previously
unavailable wines from great vintages at a charity auction.
you despaired of ever being able to buy again. Wines not
even available in Germany, for example, a collection of Eiswein
three greatest Eiswein
the last 15 years ('83, '85, and'91). Cases of the great
1990 vintage that have been stored in refrigerated cellars.
A collection of wines from 1971, 1975, and 1976 that were
originally purchased back when the wines first arrived and
were impeccably stored. Profits from the auction go to the
Campagne Center, a non-profit organization that offers a
wide variety of services for children and families.
have a unique combination of great wines and foremost
authorities on German wine. We
have three events on Friday, three on Saturday, and one on
Sunday. All seven events are available in a package costing
only $190 for members of the German Wine Society. It
includes tastings led by Rheingau vintner Georg Breuer,
German wine importers Terry Theise, Bob Rice of Chapin
Cellars, and David Thompson of the Valkenberg group; wine
from David Schildknecht, the foremost retailer in the
United States; and Helmut Jung of the German Wine '
Institute in Mainz, Germany. Terry Theise's event will
feature wines from great older vintages, directly from the
cellars of his vintners in Germany.
events, except the German Embassy reception, participants
will be seated at round tables. At the Embassy event,
participants will be able to walk from table to table to
taste wines representing each wine-growing region of
a.m., David Schildknecht, Morrison House. Maximum 44.
p.m., Lunch with Terry Theise, great older vintages,
Morrison House. Maximum 30.
p.m, Germany Embassy, a tour of German wines and
charity auction, with Helmut Jung of the German Wine
Institute. Maximum 200.
a.m., David Thompson, Valkenberg Group, Campagne
Center, Maximum 80.
p.m., Lunch with Bob Rice, Campagne Center. Maximum 80.
p.m., Grand banquet with Peter Sichel and wines from
the Capital Chapter of the German Wine Society,
Campagne Center. Maximum 80.
Brunch with Georg Breuer, Morrison House. Maximum 44.