This Group is dedicated to all that is wine. Whether you are a casual wine drinker , or a passionate expert, we are happy to have you on board . We host a variety of events from informal to formal lunch and dinners at local Bay Area restaurants, , food and wine pairing, wine related travel , wine education , wine dinner parties and all activities that bring us together for the love of wine. This group is open to all members of all ages .
Join this group if you would like to know more about wine and and meet fellow Wine Enthusiasts , enjoy good conversations , and make new friends ''one event at a time ".
To Become a Member - Please Read:
We Reserve the Right to Accept Members who have a Profile that is Visible and Shows Your Interests and the Meetup Groups You Belong to.
We understand that sometimes there could be a good reason that a few members choose not to have this information visible. if this is the case , send the REQUIRED Information via Private message to one of the organizers. Your information will be secure and not revealed. You will Not be Accepted into the Group if you don't contact one of the Organizers to inform of -Your Interests and the Meetup Groups that You Belong to.
ALL MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A RECENT REAL CLEAR MAIN PROFILE PICTURE OF THEIR FACE.
Face Photos That Are Not Accepted : You with someone else, you with a group of people, photos of animals ,landscaping ,etc. You're expected to have you real name that you go by as part of your Meetup profile.
If you Join without your Required Profile Picture you will automatically be REMOVED.
We feel that the organizer and members should see who they are communicating with, and makes it easier for the group organizer and other members to find you at the events. It is also for safety reasons and to mark you attendance correctly.
Note *If you are removed from not having your required picture - You can Re- Join the group again , with your new ,updated ,conforming photo.
*No Show Policy -
If you RSVP "YES " for a spot , and can not attend the event, Please change your RSVP to "NO" at least 1-day Before. If you just don't show up and RSVP" YES", that is considered a "NO SHOW". Not showing up for an event you have RSVP to makes it difficult for the organizers to plan around the number they're expecting .It's respectful not to make others wait for people who aren't coming. Too Many Repeats of No Shows will get you Removed from this group .
*Crashing an events if you didn't sign up to attend - you will be automatically removed .
* Negativity and Drama , criticizing , complaining , within the group.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM: BY being a member of The Grapevine Society , you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group events. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group organizers, members, companies, representatives liable for any injury, loss , or damage to yourself , your guests , property arising directly or as a consequence from group activity . During any events , Members are Responsible for Themselves. The Organizer is not responsible or liable for the safety of the participants , any misfortunes , accidents ,etc. We will try our best to prevent accidents ,but are not responsible or liable if something happens to you. The Organizer shall not be held responsible if a member chooses their own social activity with any of the members on their own time outside from the groups meetup events. By joining the group, you acknowledge the RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM , and accept these terms .
Looking forward in having you as a Member of The Grapevine Society community !
Best Regards ,
The Organizers :
* If you have any questions , Please email the organizers.