1998 Convention, Philadelphia, PA

Archive Home


Contact us






All events held at the famous Germantown Cricket Club
411 Manheim Street
Philadelphia, PA

Friday, May I

11 a.m. Registration opens -- Ballroom entrance

12 noon: Luncheon -- Manheim Room

2:30 p.m. Tasting: Markus Ahr-- Ballroom

6:30 Reception -- The Porch

Saturday, May 2

10 a.m. Combined Board of Directors and Executive Committee Meeting

assemble in Lobby; room will be provided

12 noon: Luncheon -- Clark Room

2:30 p.m. Tasting: Günter Thies -- Ballroom

4 p.m. General Business Meeting -- Ballroom

6:30 p.m. Grand Banquet -- Manheim Room

Sunday, May 3

12 noon: Brunch -- The Porch

German Wine Society National Conference

Friday Luncheon, May 1, 1998

Germantown Cricket Club

Chef: Tony Lawrence

Bob Rice Presents the Wines of Chapin Cellars


1994 Rheingau Riesling Sekt B.A. Trocken, Weingut Schumann-Nigier


Twin Sausages of Duck and Lamb

Cranberry Mint Mustard and a Drizzle of Banana Curry Coulis

1955 Dürkheimer Feuerberg Weisser Burgunder Spätlese Trocken, Vier Jahreszeiten


Spring Mix Salad of Feta Cheese,, Grilled Vidalia Onions with Fresh oyster

and Fried Oysters Infused in a Lemon Basil Avocado Dressing

1995 Würzburger Stein Riesling Kabinett Trocken, Juliusspital


London Broil slowly Braised with Buttermilk and Limes

1994 Bodenheimer Burgweg Spätburgunder Auslese Trocken, Kuhling Gillot

Arctic char Pan-Seared with mushrooms,, Bacon, Swiss chard and Horseradish oil

1995 Ungsteiner Herrenberg Riesling Spätlese, Fitz Ritter

German Wine Society National Conference

Wine Tasting on Friday, May 1, 1998

Valckenberg International Wines

Seminar: Riesling and the Unique Terroir of Nierstein

Hosted by Markus Ahr

One vineyard/one quality/vertical tasting trocken

1989 Niersteiner Brüdersberg Riesling Spätlese trocken

1993 Niersteiner Brüdersberg Riesling Spätlese trocken

1996 Niersteiner Brüdersberg Riesling Spätlese trocken

One vineyard/one quality/vertical tasting halbtrocken

1989 Niersteiner Pettenthal Riesling Spätlese halbtrocken

1992 Niersteiner Pettenthal Riesling Spätlese halbtrocken

1996 Niersteiner Pettenthal Riesling Spätlese halbtrocken

One vineyard/one quality/lieblich

1986 Niersteiner Ölberg Riesling Spätlese

1996 Niersteiner Ölberg Riesling Spätlese

German Wine Society National Conference

Germantown Cricket Club

May 1, 1998

Reception: 'German Wines With World Cuisines'

Chef Tony Lawrence Presents the Wines of the German Wine Institute


1994 Weissburgunder Spätlese trocken, Weingut Anselmann, Pfalz

1990 Maulbronner Eiffingerberg Klosterstück Riesling, Weingut des Hauses Würftemberg , Württemberg

1993 Heilbronner Stiftsberg Lemberger Kabinett, Genossenschaftskellerei Heilbronn-Erlenbach-Weinsberg, Württemberg


1994 Bodenheimer Hoch Weisser Burgunder, Ober'stleutnant Liebrecht'sche Weingutsverwaltung, Rheinhessen

1995 Selbach Riesling Hochgewächs halbtrocken, Weingut Selbach-Oster, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer

1994 Wachenheimer Mandelgarten Grauburgunder, Weingut Kurt Darting, Pfalz


Seafood-style Fusion -- Oriental Fusion-- California Fusion --

Southwest Mexican Fusion - - Caribbean sweet Fusion


1994 Haftenheimer Pfaffenberg Riesling Kabinett, Domänenweingut Schloss Schönborn, Rheingau

1995 Münsterer Kapellenberg Riesling Kabinett, Weingut Krüger-Rumpf


1994 Ludwigshöhe Honigberg Scheurebe Kabinett, Weingut Brüder Dr. Becker, Rheinhessen

1994 Erbacher Marcobrunn Riesling Spätlese, Freiherrlich Langwerth von Simmern'sches, Rheingau

Pacific Rim Crudité with Assorted Dips - - International Cheese Board with Breads

German Wine Society National Conference

Saturday Luncheon, May 2,1998

Germantown Cricket Club

Chef Tony Lawrence with the Wines of Rudi Wiest,

Presented by David Martin of Summit Estates


1995 Schloss Saarstein Estate Riesling Dry

1995 Ungeheuer Honigsberg Riesling Kabinett Halbrocken, Ffeffingen

1996 Gunderloch Riesling Kabinett "Jean Baptiste"

1995 Dr. M. Prüm Riesling

1994 Saarburger Rauch Riesling Spätlese, Zilliken


Smoked Salmon and Prosciutto - Wrapped Monkfish Loin

with Ricoaa Cheese Drizzled with Yellow Pepper Anchovy oil


Watercress Grapefruit Chicken Breast with Spinach Fettuccine and Red Rhubarb Radish Cream


Duck Paté Jalapeno Cheese, Blue Danish Cheese Cured Maple Walnuts,

Sour Dough Croutons Drizzled with a Honey Peach Coulis

German Wine Society National Conference

Germantown Cricket Club

Saturday, May 2,1998, 2:30 p.m.

Günter Thies Presents Wines of Schloss Schönborn

1997 Schloss Schönborn Riesling Kabinett

1997 Johannisberger Klaus Riesling Kabinett

1997 Hattenheimer Pfaffenberg Piesling Spätlese

1996 Erbacher Marcobrunn Riesling Spätlese

1990 Hattenheimer Nussbrunnen Riesling Auslese

1995 Rüdesheimer Berg Schlossberg Riesling Beerenauslese

German Wine Society National Conference

Grand Banquet, Saturday, May2, 1998

Germantown Cricket Club

Chef Tony Lawrence Presents the Wines of Terry Theise Estate Selections


Marinated Asian Mussels and vegetables, Goat cheese with a Sesame Pineapple Cilantro Oil

1996 Ockenheimer Hockenmühle Riesling Spätlese Trocken, Weingut Merz



Maryland Crabcake with Arugula, Avocado Buttered Whipped Potatoes, Spicy Papaya Sauce

1996 Wittman Halbtrocken, Weingut Günter Wittmann

1996 Longuicher Maximiner Herrenberg Riesling Kabinett, Weingut Carl Schmitt-Wagner


Baked New Zealand Lamb Chop/Louisiana Grilled Pork Chop Tower medley Portobello, Eggplant, Onions, Zucchini under Aged Melted Swiss Cheese Finished with Mango, Tri- Color Orzo

1996 Bacharacher Hahn Riesling Kabinett, Weingut Toni Jost

1996 Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese, Weingut Willi Haag



Surprise Finale of the Chef

1996 Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese No. 11, Weingut Alfred Merkelbach/Geschwister Albertz Erben

1996 ErdenerTreppchen Fiesling Auslese No. 11, Weingut Meulenhof/Erben Justen Ehlen

German Wine Society National Conference

Germantown Cricket Club

Wine Tasting on May 3,1998

Dessert Brunch: Valckenberg International Wines

Hosted by David D. Thompson, here with President Beth Sheligo

1992 Prinz zu Salm, Schloss Wallhäuser Johannisberg Riesling Auslese

1993 Casteller Bausch Müller-Thurgau Auslese

1993 Baron zu Knyphausen, Kiedricher Sandgrube Riesling Auslese

1994 Dr. Bfirklin-Wolf, Wachenheimer Goldbcichel Riesling Beerenauslese

1996 Maximin Grünhauser Herrenberg Eiswein

1994 Baron zu Knyphausen, Erbacher Steinmorgen Riesling Eiswein

1989 Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, Josephshöfer Riesling Trockenbecrenauslese

1909 Heyl zu Herrnsheim, Niersteiner Olberg Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese












Copyright © 2001, German Wine Society,  all rights reserved.