International Club of Berne

Club Meeting – The Mystique of Wine

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 at 7pm

Location: Ostring Room of the Bruder Klaus Church (tram 7 stop Burgernziel)

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Club Meeting – The Mystique of Wine


When                Tuesday, 22 May, from 19:00 to 21:30

Where               Ostring room of the Bruder Klaus Church (tram 7 to Burgernziel)

Contact            Gerd Ulbers

Deadline          Please register at least one week before by contacting
The presenter Martin-Christian Thöni is a new Club member. Participants learn about the mystic of wine with an introduction to oenosophy and the practical experience of wine tasting. (See for more information).
Tasting wine is much like meeting a new individual whose many different sides you can discover. There are many aspects and levels of wine tasting to be experienced. Feel free to bring your own bottle of wine for sharing and tasting.


        Introduction to the basics of wine, and what is new and special.

        Martin Thöni’s focus and his approach to tasting and enjoying wine.

        Some basic exercises in tasting

        Tasting a series of wines and discussion of the experience

        Presentation of Martin’s book Oenosophie, Mystik des Weines und der Rebe (oenosophy and the mystique of wine and the grape plant)

A small fee of CHF 5 will be collected from all attendees. 


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Graham wrote
at 12:49am on Saturday, 19th May 2018
From an Aussie mailing list
Dear Members and Friends,

I’m delighted to invite you to a tasting of unique Australian Wines and Apéro. Walder Wyss, our longest serving Corporate Member, has kindly offered their premises for this event. Ueli Sommer, Chairman of the Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Partner of Walder Wyss, and the AusCham team, look forward to welcoming you at this get together. The wine tasting will be led by Craig Penlington, owner of Pacific Wines and Executive Chef of the Hotel DuPeyrou, Neuchâtel:

Date: 23 May 2018

Time: 6.30 – 8.00pm

Venue: Walder Wyss Ltd., Seefeldstrasse 123, 8034 Zurich

Cost: Members CHF 30.00. Non-members CHF 50.00.

RSVP: anke.panzner@... by 16 May 2018

Please note that capacity is limited and preference will be given to members and early bookers. This is a great opportunity to network with other AusCham members and associates.

Best regards,

Vicki Tanner

Victoria Tanner ǀ President, Australian Swiss Chamber of Commerce ǀ Partner

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By Graham 2 days ago

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