2018 Schedule of Events

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  • January 10 - Membership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

  • February 3 - Dinner/Dance @ Radisson Mayfair Hotel - doors open at 4 pm;
    dinner at 7 pm

  • March 14 - Membership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

  • March 10 - Club Judging @ Clifford’s 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • April 11 - Membership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

  • May 12- WI State Fair Amateur Wine Judging

  • May 8th- Food & Wine Pairing @ WCTC

  • June 2nd  - Scott Labs Fermentation Seminar

  • July 11th - Lakefront Brewery Pot Luck 5:00 pm

  • August 18th - Annual Picnic @ Fox River Park 11:00 am

  • September 12th - Membership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

  • October 10th - Membership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

  • November - Harvest Dinner @ TBD

  • December 14thMembership Meeting @ Clifford’s 7:30 pm

Dinner Dance

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The annual WVA Dinner Dance takes place on the first Saturday of February and is the only WVA fundraiser of the year.  Proceeds from this event are used to finance many of the club’s yearly activities.

Club Competition

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Every year the club has a wine competition which takes place in March.  This event provides an opportunity for a member to obtain the WVA judges’ opinion on the quality of his wine and hopefully the feedback will be used for future improvement.

Wine Seminar

Wine Seminar
The club has developed winemaking classes to help teach new members the basics of home winemaking and to improve intermediate winemaker’s talents with information about more advanced techniques and equipment.

WI State Fair

State Fair
The WI State Fair Amateur Winemaking Competition is conducted every year in May and is sponsored by our club.

Food & Wine Pairing

Food & Wine Pairing
An annual fun event where a flight of wines is matched with various types of food.  Learn what food and wine combinations are best or better avoided.

Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner
November is the month for our annual WVA Harvest Dinner.  It’s always an enjoyable evening with good food and good wine (you’ll bring your best to show it off).