Promoting Appreciation of Wine Through Education
Stan Barwikowski - Chapter Chair &
RVP - Coastal North & South Carolina
Stan receiving Nationally Recognized award
for Outstanding RVP
Carol Maher received her Certified Wine Judge certificate at the AWS national conference in Atlantic City, NJ Nov 2021
OIB Chapter Events @ Silver Coast Winery
Important Reminders & Changes
* Wine Fest is now called "Spirited".
Event April 30th, see below info / web link.
* Next Monthly Tasting Events;
May 22 - The Wines of Abruzzo
June 19 - Wines of Raylen (Steve Sheppard)
* Stan's 10 Yr chapter history presentation
and pictures from various members
for the "Cheers to Ten Years" posted in
the Events section.
Press Release and Article posted in
Latest Chapter News section. Any of the
documents & pictures can be downloaded.
* Stan & Tess's Thank You note posted below
* 2022 OIB Events Calendar updated
* PayPal payments for events go to
Use Friends & Family pay option so no-fee
If paying by check, please make payable to
"American Wine Society OIB Chapter"
Mail to Carol Maher, 1667 Beach Dr SW,
Sunset Beach, NC 28468
* OIB Chapter is continuing the AWS
Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Scholarship Program in Chapters name.
See donation form below for download,
as well as in the OIB Chapter Info 50/50
* Welcome our most recent members!
George & Darlene Neumann, Bill Conner,
Jeff Gormley, Karen Demanovich, Bob &
Marie Krut, Claire Eisenbise, Ellen Caruso,
Fran Queen, Grace Wimbish
* Try the OIB Grapevine Blog page
Send in an article or travel adventure, get
posted, then members can comment/discuss.
* Vendor for AWS logo items; see below
AWS National - Fast Facts
* AWS National Members 7,103 (Nov 2020)
* NC is now 3rd largest in membership, 496
* Future Date Planning - Nat'l Conventions
2022 - Bellevue, WA Oct 27-29th
2023 - St. Louis, MO Nov 9-11th
* AWS National Website
Tess Barwikowski - Chapter Co-Chair
OIB Chapter Founding Members
L-R: Harry & Gale VanDerKnokke, Jeanne Dooley & Jerry Dooley (not
pictured), Dana Keeler -SCW, Alice McDonough, Tess & Stan Barwikowski
Chapter's Founding Members Honored at
10th Yr Anniversary Celebration
"Cheers to Ten Years" Dec 2021
Stan presents Silver Coast Winery
a customized wine barrel top clock in appreciation for Chapters relationship
Dana Keeler (Winemaker), Susan Barnes (Marketing)
Wine Fest is now called "Spirited" - see below info
Stan & Tess Thank You Letter to Members
AWSEF - Donation Form & Gift Giving Guide