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Welcome to the Rochester Chapter!  

About Our Chapter:

 The Rochester Chapter of Women for WineSense (WWS) was formed in


 We welcome women and men, from beginning wine tasters to

 professionals working in the wine industry to join us the second Tuesday

 of every month for our meetings.  We meet at various locations in the

 Rochester, NY area  including country clubs, hotels, restaurants, local

 wineries, and wine bars.

 We are one of the most active chapters within the WWS organization.  In  addition to our monthly meetings, we hold several "education" and

 "special events" throughout the year for our members.

 Presenters at our meetings have included winery owners, winemakers,

 wine educators, regional sales representatives, local liquor store

 personnel, and our enthusiastic chapter members. 

 We have enjoyed wines from areas as diverse as Austria, Argentina,

 Australia, France, Finger Lakes, Chile, Italy, South Africa and Alaska (not

 the latter, but you never know with us).  We focus our monthly meetings

 on wine and food pairing sessions.

 Our chapter has over 140 active members and is growing! 94% of our

 members are female and 6% male.

 For further information about our chapter or to be placed on our email list,  please contact us at

 Want to learn more?  Check out our brochure: 
 2015 Rochester Chapter Brochure     


Rochester, NY Skyline


 Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month. 
 Meetings  usually start at 7 PM, last approximately two hours and
 are held at various locations throughout the Rochester, NY area.

 In addition to our monthly events we hold a few "Members Only"
 special events throughout the year.  New since 2012, we are also
 offering Educational related events for our chapter members.

 The complete list of our 2016 events can be viewed on our 
 Events page. 
 Registration for all our events is completed using the WWS Event
 Calendar ONLY.  The Event Calendar can be accessed from any
 page on the website by clicking the Events drop down and then the
 Event Calendar link.
 Want to view some of the presentations from our past monthly
 Rochester Chapter events to see what we are all about?  
 Click on this link: Monthly Presentations to open the Dropbox
 folder which contains the presentations in .pdf format.  Click on the
 any that look interesting and enjoy!

Benefits of WWS Membership:

 Includes discounted entry fees to all chapter and national events;
 invitations to all local chapter events and national events; priority
 admittance to our monthly meetings, discounts to local businesses 
 and so much more!

 Need more details?  We provide all the information you want and

 the ability to join today!  Join Us


 Note: We have one exciting, additional benefit for being a member

 of the WWS Rochester Chapter!  Members are eligible to apply for

 our chapter's scholarship which we award to an active member of

 our chapter annually to help you further your wine education.


Go Social with Us!




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