About Our Chapter:
The Rochester Chapter of Women for WineSense (WWS) was formed in 1999.
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 "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 130 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to learn more? Check out our brochure:
2014 Rochester Chapter Brochure
Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month. Meetings usually start at 7 PM and last approximately two hours.
In addition to our monthly events we hold a few special events throughout the year. New since 2012, we are also offering Educational related events for our membership.
The complete list of our 2015 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 Event Calendar link found in the left-hand nav bar.
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!
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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.