Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Fun Volunteer Option

If you’ve got four spare hours this weekend, the Washington Wine Academy is looking for volunteers to work at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show. Paula Deen will be there as will some of DC's best chefs. Info Below-

Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th , 2007

WWA Needs - Volunteers to Pour Wine in Wine Area.

See below for more details on shifts...etc. Shifts are setup in half day increments and you are encouraged to visit the show on your off time. Show admission of $ 20 is waived for all volunteers.

Happy Halloween Everyone! We know your thoughts are on the big hunt for chocolate and candy tonight with your friends and family...but ours are on our event this weekend. We need more folks to help us with the Beer, Wine and Spirits area. Even if you have never volunteered for the Washington Wine Academy is a great time to start. Hope to see you this weekend...Jim

The Washington Wine Academy is hosting the Beer, Wine & Spirits section of the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show taking place this coming weekend at Washington DC Convention Center (Metro accessible.)

We are seeking the assistance of a lot of folks for this event. We really need your support for this event in order for us to be successful.

What do you get? For working a four hour shift you will have a chance to taste up to 125 wines (now you understand why we had you spit in class!). Here is your chance to try a ton of wines from all around the World in one setting. A Washington Wine Academy tee shirt with the Top 10 Reasons to attend a WWA event. Attendance into the show floor ($20 value). And, you will receive our undying gratitude! Now is the time we could really use your support.

To sign up - email me back ( with your choice of times(s) and day(s) below: If you are available for more than one shift, please let me know.

Visit the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show Site for more on this show at:

The schedule for the Beer, Wine & Spirits area include: (Note - You must be 21 to work in this area).

Saturday - 11 AM to 4 PM
Saturday - 3 PM to 7 PM

Sunday - 11 AM to 3 PM
Sunday - 2 PM to 5 PM

I will email you back with specific details on the event after I receive your reply.

Cheers and we look forward to hearing from you on this soon.

Jim Barker, Washington Wine Academy