Written by Gary Campanella
Thursday, 19 November 2009 04:43
The Guild is a non-for-profit association that is
interested in all aspects of amateur wine making,
wine education and wine appreciation.
Guild activities are focused on all aspects of
winemaking, from growing grapes through learning how
to judge wines. Many of our activities concentrate
on non-grape or "country wines". Ever tried plum
wine, peapod wine, parsley wine, mead and perhaps
even grass clipping wine ? Or perhaps the speciality
of one of our members - asparagus wine ? Yum
(perhaps ?) ...
The Guild was formed in 1969 and has been operating
ever since, albeit with somewhat fluctuating
membership numbers over the years. The old timers
often comment (in crotchety old voices) "Remember
the days in 1975 when the whole Wine Show was held
on a rickety trestle table out the back".
Fortunately, today membership is thriving with
current numbers at over 50 members. But there's
always room for more, so feel free to come along to
one of our monthly meetings (last Friday of each
month, 8 pm, Eltham Living & Learning Centre) or to
our annual Wine Show to meet our members and enjoy
sharing the experiences of amateur winemaking.
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2009 22:48