25th Anniversary Celebration
May 17–19, 2002, Washington, DC
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    Left to right

First Row:  1.  German Wine Princess Christina Specht with winemaker Florian Weingart of Boppart; 2. Christina with the Counselor for Agriculture Friedrich Wacker, of the German Embassy. Partly obscured in the back is Betty King of the Washington, D.C. GWS chapter.

Second Row:
1. Importer Terry Theise with Florian at a tasting of Florian's wines; 2. Chairman George Marling, GWS D.C. Chapter President Carl Brandhorst and German Ambassador to the United States, Wolfgang Ischinger

Third Row:  1. Christina opening the ceremonies, with Carl Brandhorst in the background, GWS National President Beth Sheligo to the right, with Herr Wacker from the German Embassy.  2.   Terry Theise with Chef Brian McBride, who prepared the much praised banquet Saturday night.

Fourth Row:  1. James White of San Francisco,  Carole Sullivan of the German Wine Information Bureau (right) and in red, Linda Bourgault.  2.  Board Member Ken Kelly arranging bottles while Terry Theise and Florian Weingart look on

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