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2012

January 21
Pot Luck and Game Night
Lohman Landing

February 25
Wine Tasting
Vin 909, Annapolis

March 24
Spring Member Meeting
Chart House, Alexandria, VA

April 21
Brunch
Pussers, Annapolis

May 12
Icebreaker
Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis

May 26
Memorial Day Weekend Cruise
Langford Creek and Corsica River

June 9
Night at the Theater
Annapolis

June 10-17
Cruise North
Chester River and Baltimore

June 30 - July 8
Choptank River Cruise
St Michaels, La Trapp Creek,
Cambridge, Trippe Creek

July 21-22
CYC Rendezvous
West River

August 11-12
Clam & Lobster Bake
Miles River Yacht Club,
St Michaels, MD

September 1-3
Labor Day Weekend Cruise
San Domingo Creek

September 29-30
Oktoberfest
Rhode River

October 27-28
Halloween Raft-up
Mill Creek, Annapolis

November 10
Fall Member Meeting
Italian Market, Annapolis

December 8
Holiday Party
Davis Landing

Wine Tasting

Vin 909, Annapolis, MD
February 25th

Members John and Betty McElderry, Andiamo, arranged a Wine Tasting at Vin 909 in Annapolis for 13 crews:

  • John and Betty McElderry, Andiamo (Captain)
  • Chris Bauer and Kathy Farrell, Whisper
  • Diane Benyus and Richard Schatz, Scimitar
  • Lucia Casale and Bob Klimek, Lucia
  • Donald and Sandra Crone, Mirabella
  • Mike, Bev and Diana Davis, Ayewash
  • David Dobbins, Scarlett
  • Al and Vicky Lohman, Rhiannon
  • Jim Mosher, Valinor
  • Mike Vaccaro and Debbie Smith, Resolve
  • Jim and Diane Wilson, Ginseng
  • Mike and Marie Yates, Prego

The tasting consisted of five wines selected by Alex, the manager and sommelier:

Côtes du Rhone Samorens Blanc, Ferraton, 2009 - A white wine blend of White Grenache and Clairette from France.
Torrontés, Hacienda Los Haroldos, 2011 - A white wine of the Torrontés grape from Argentina.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Chasing Lions, 2008 - A red wine of Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.
Garnacha, Honoro Vera, 2010 - A red wine of Grenache from Spain.
Tre, Brancaia, 2008 - A red wine blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from Italy.

Thanks to Diana Davis for taking pictures.

 

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Gathering at Vin 909

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The wines we'll be tasing

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The glasses are ready…

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…the appetizers are ready, let's begin.

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Alex introduces the first wine.

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Diane W, Betty and Lucia

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Al and Mic

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Bev and Bob

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Jim M, Chris and Kathy

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Bob's the current keeper of the CCYC cane.

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Richard and Diane B

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Sandy, Don, Debbie and Mike V

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Vice Commodore Diane welcomes the group

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Let the party continue!

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Alex, Marie and John McE

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Alex pouring the next round

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Debbie, Jim W and Mike V

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David and Jim M

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Bob and Bev

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David, Betty, Chris and Kathy

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Mike Y, Al and Jim W chat

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Mic

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Vicky, Lucia and Mic

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Diane W

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Marie and John McE

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Mic, Lucia, Don and Sandy

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Betty, Chris and Kathy

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