September 5th is fast approaching. Almost as quickly as summer seems to be slipping away. No worries though, it simply means I’ll be able to break out a few more of those massive Islay whiskies we all adore.
Put your thinking caps on, ladies and gents. This inaugural session will be where we define what the Calgary Whisky Club is to become. Your ideas, thoughts and input are important.
This first session will be a meet n’ greet. We’ll have a dram, make some friends and bang out some structure. It won’t cost you anything more than your time to show up for this first meeting.
Be forewarned…there will be a cost associated with this club. Every effort will be made to ensure the dent to our pocketbooks is as minimal as possible. In speaking with David, the initial thought is that this contribution will be small indeed. We’ll discuss further on the 5th, but rest easy…it will be next to nil.
Guest speakers are being debated and lined up already. Interest is strong among those in the industry with whom I’ve spoken.
For those attending…hey…this club will hopefully become part of your new circle of friends. That doesn’t have to mean that your old circle is excluded. If you know of anyone who is passionate about whisky and comeraderie…bring ’em along. This whole enterprise is about having fun and bringing something to Calgary that is sadly amiss right now.
Many of you know me. My name is Curt. Those that I have not yet met face to face…I look forward to it.
My counterpart, and the other kindhearted soul responsible for making this a reality, is David Michiels. David is the whisky buyer for Willow Park. If you’ve ever wandered around navigating the whisky wall at WP, chances are you were warmly greeted by David and led to something exceptional to take home. If you don’t know him already…you will soon enough.
…and yes…those discount cards mentioned before are also in the works. Let’s not forget…Willow Park is supporting us, so let’s support Willow Park in return.
Please send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00pm Sunday, September 5th 2010
Willow Park Wines and Spirits
Until next Sunday…