Our Branch #143 was blessed in August  of 2106 when Russ Winton joined it..  Russ is a retired High School Teacher, who grew up  and attended schools in Livingston and then returned to teach there.  Also he has become an expert on wines and is a regular writer for the Modesto Bee and other publications sharing his travels and reviews of wine..  If you are interested and want to read his articles, you can  Goggle: ” Russ Winton,  Modesto Bee”   Here is a   link to his articles:

Wine Tasting 101

With Russ Winton

Russ reports no wine tastings in November. Of course, you can practice at home! The October event was a great success.
Contact Russ at 209-394-8930 or

October Wine Tasting Pic’s