Rescheduled GWS New Vintage Plus Tasting with Phil Bernstein – Sept. 17th, 2021

Every year we host a tasting to try German wines from the new vintage, with a focus on Riesling. Our host is Phil Bernstein, General Manager of MacArthur Beverages, one of the leading retailers of German Riesling in the country. Every year, Phil brings fabulous wines for us to try.  In March 2020, we had […]

GWS New Vintage Tasting (2019) w Phil Bernstein – October 15, 2021

Every year we host a tasting to try German wines from the new vintage, with a focus on Riesling. Our host is Phil Bernstein, General Manager of MacArthur Beverages, one of the leading retailers of German Riesling in the country. Every year, Phil brings fabulous wines for us to try and this year will definitely […]

German Wine Society Red Wines Dinner Tasting – Nov. 13, 2021

Old Europe Restaurant 2434 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC

One of the goals of the German Wine Society is education, so we regularly present wines that may be less familiar to our members and guests.  This year, we are offering a tasting of twelve red wines made from German grape varieties, including some produced in other countries.  These wines cover a wide range of […]

GWS Holiday Dinner at the Cosmos Club – Saturday December 18th, 2021

Ho, Ho, Ho, German Wine Society Members and Friends of German Wines, it’s nearly time to hang the stockings and dream of delicious German wine!  While we had a fun holiday gathering on Zoom last year choosing our own wines and stayed safe during the pandemic, at last we can gather in person again in […]

2022 Capital Chapter Membership Zoom Meeting – Saturday, Feb. 26th, 2022

Prosit Neujahr! Online registration for the 2022 Capital Chapter Membership Meeting is now open! Please make reservations by February 21, 2022.  This year’s Membership Meeting will take place on Saturday, February 26, 2022, starting at 5:00 pm EST, and planned to last until about 7 pm.  As with our last Membership Meeting in February 2021, due to […]

GWS New Vintage Tasting (2020 Wines) with Phil Bernstein – May 20th, 2022

Every year we host a tasting to try German wines from the new vintage, with a focus on Riesling. Our host is Phil Bernstein, General Manager of MacArthur Beverages, one of the leading retailers of German Riesling in the country. Every year, Phil brings fabulous wines for us to try and this year will definitely […]

Wine Cruise at the Potomac – July 16th, 2022

ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF THE GERMAN WINE SOCIETY’S POTOMAC WINE CRUISE!Get ready to cast off on the Potomac for a German wine cruise!  Yes, the Capital Chapter of the German Wine Society is once again holding our Potomac wine cruise this summer, back by popular demand after last year’s very successful voyage.  As we did […]

FULL — An Oktober Weinfest at the German Embassy – Oct. 7th, 2022

German Embassy 4645 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington

***WE ARE VERY SORRY BUT THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED***PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN OKTOBER WEINFEST AT THE GERMAN EMBASSY AS THE GERMAN WINE SOCIETY CELEBRATES OUR 45TH ANNIVERSARY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. ON OCTOBER 7, 2022!It’s been a challenging past few years, but at last the chapters of the […]

German Wine Society Sparkling Wine Tasting, November 5th, 2022

Van Ness Room 3001 Veazey Terrace NW, Washington, DC

All sorts of Sparklers: How do the Bubbles get into that Bottle?With the holidays nearly here, please plan to join the German Wine Society on Saturday, November 5, 2022 for a presentation and tasting of sparkling wines by our own Annette Schiller, who has brought some of these wines back from Germany just for us. […]