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Women for Winesense – Napa Sonoma Chapter

Cordially invites you to




Celebrate the Holidays

Join us for
Wine in America
Thursday, December 10th
:00 - 8:30pm
in The Ballroom at City Winery
1030 Main Street, Napa


Are you ready to eat, drink and be Merry? We hope so!!

Enjoy an old-fashioned holiday party with friends new and old.
There will be plenty of holiday cheer to raise your spirits and tasty nibbles and appetizers.


Pick up a few holiday gifts at our Artisan and Author Vendor Tables, as well as bid on exclusive silent auction lots!

Wear your heels, ladies (but be prepared to kick them off!) It’s going to be a good one!
No excuses: don’t let your significant others stay at home either

Register by December 3 – Space is limited!


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WWS Educational Events 

Across the country, WWS hosts many exciting events during the month of November. To register for any of these events, go to the WWS Events Calendar.

Dallas: An Evening With Julie Johnson of Tres Sabores 

Tuesday, November 10 - 6:00PM 

Join us as we learn how Julie got into wine making and her experiences that led to co-founding Women for WineSense. We’ll also get her thoughts on the trends she sees for women in the wine industry as well as her thoughts on the future of Women for WineSense! Julie Johnson has been a winemaker for many years. She is currently owner and winemaker at Tres Sabores in the Rutherford area of Napa Valley. Earlier in her career she, along with two partners, founded Frog’s Leap Winery. And, fortunately for us, Julie, along with Michaela Rodeno, founded Women for WineSense, group we all enjoy very much.


Rochester: Pacific Rim 

Tuesday, November 10 - 7:00PM

Come join us as we explore the wine regions of the Pacific Rim. The journey may include a surprise or two along the way as the wines from this vast area are paired with the delicious offerings prepared especially for us by the Inn on Broadway chef.  We welcome back Jon Link, 90+ Cellars Western NY Manager, for our tour.  Jon, a Certified Sommelier and Certified Specialist of Wine, has chosen some great pairings which he is looking forward to sharing with us.

Finger Lakes: Cool Climate Versus Warm Climate Wines

Monday, November 16 - 6:30PM 
Our November event will be focused around cool versus warm climate wines, a comparative look at varietals from East and West coast with Morgen McLaughlin. Morgen is the past President and CEO of Finger Lakes Wine Country and is now the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association. A specific focus will be given to Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. Chef Brud Holland will be creating dishes to pair with the wines from locally sourced ingredients. Join us for an educational and fun evening!

Central Florida: It's Cocktail Time at Ruth's Chris 

Wednesday, November 18 - 7:00PM

Get into the holiday spirit with hand-crafted holiday wine cocktails! Join us at Ruth's Chris Steak House to taste and learn about four fabulous wine cocktails --French Quarter 75, Winter White Sangria, NY Sour and a Dark Chocolate Diablo Martini, enjoy delicious appetizers as you learn from a mixologist how you can host your holiday guests in style this season!


Napa/Sonoma: Wines of Spain - Tasting Series

Thursday, November 19 - 6:30PM 

Join the Napa/Sonoma chapter for an exploration of the Spanish wines from six regions: Rias Baixas, Rueda, La Mancha, Alicante, Rioja, and Priorat. Tom Jenkins from Sonoma's Best will be our expert guide through the journey.


Pittsburgh: Fall Vendor Show 

Thursday, November 19 - 6:30PM 

As the holidays are approaching, who couldn't use some wine and local artisan shopping?Join the Pittsburgh chapter for some holiday fun! Need to find some special gifts for the upcoming holiday season? Or maybe just some retail therapy? Come join us for the WineSense Fall Vendor Show. We will be showcasing some fabulous local boutiques, wineries, and delectable food purveyors. And of course, we will be enjoying some great wines and friendship!


Rochester: Rockin' The Wedges - The Best Holiday Cheese Board **Member Education**

Thursday, November 19 - 7:00PM 

Mystified by which cheeses to purchase, pair and plate this holiday season? With a little planning, holiday entertaining can be stress-free. We’ll be discussing the cheese course, including cheese types, varieties and selections, serving sizes, cutting, accompaniments and more. Then, together we’ll enjoy the fruits of our labor as we disassemble and enjoy the plate we create together! Ann Duckett from The Little Bleu Cheese Shop will be our educator for the evening. The event will be held at Chocolate and Vines who will provide wine to complement our cheese board festivities!

Grand Event Chat with Jeff Davis On The Wine Road & Tracy Lynne Parker Grand Event Director

Don't forget to check out Tracy Lynne Parker and Jeff Davis of On The Wine Road discuss the fabulous details of the Women for WineSense GRAND EVENT! We hope to see you there! Click here to check out the show! 



Women for WineSense has been going strong for 25 years!

Learn more about our history.

Why Join Women for WineSense?

  • You have a passion for wine and WWS has great fun-filled wine education programs
  • You connect with others who share your passion for wine and the wine industry
  • You receive member discounts on all Women for WineSense events
  • You receive member discounts from wineries and local merchants
  • You become part of our roots in the wine industry, which run very deep


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Women for WineSense is the premier wine education and networking organization for wine aficionados and industry professionals.

Women for WineSense believes that wine enhances and enriches everyday life. We provide women and men with unbiased information about the cultural heritage, social and health effects of moderate wine consumption as part of a healthy lifestyle. The organization is committed to offering outstanding educational programs and mentoring and networking opportunities to wine enthusiasts and industry professionals. 
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