Club News

Untitled 27 Corks 'N' Forks - March Update
Dear Members,I’m pleased to report our Tasting Tour on 15 February, ‘Island Wines from Tenerife to Crete’ was very different; and very, very good. The 18 of us who filled the Vintage Room had a wonderful time! Led by the Club’s wine consultant Steve Blandford, we tasted our way through 11 red and white wines and two very different ‘Madeiras’, sourced from the old world vinous islands of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Corsica, Ischia, Sicily, Sardinia, Crete, Santorini and Madeira.Th...
pexels photo 315790a CEO Message - February
Dear Members,I hope you have had a pleasant start to the year and have been able to enjoy the many outlets the Club has to offer.The Club finished last year on a high with some major events taking place in December, such as the Christmas Day Lunch and New Year’s Eve event. The Christmas lunch hosted some 240 members with Santa Claus coming to hand out presents to the children. The day was enjoyed by all. We would like to thank everyone in attendance that made the day come alive.Our New Year’...
pexels photo 358160 RACA Motoring - February Update
The RACA Motoring event calendar is designed to continue the motoring origins of our Club and develop an interesting programme of events that will appeal to all RACA Members. Some events appeal to dedicated motoring enthusiasts while others will appeal to members who enjoy a pleasant drive to a place of interest, with a long lunch or meeting with friends and fellow members at the RACA.Visit our Facebook page to see something of our past activities and to see what RACA Motoring events are coming...
pexels photo 3709842 Corks 'N' Forks - February Update
Dear Members,Welcome to 2018! I trust you and your palates are fresh from the break and looking forward to the year ahead.We’ve decided to start the year with a vinous ‘tasting/tour’ titled ‘Island Wines from Tenerife to Crete’.Seated in the comfort of the Vintage Room, we’ll take you on a vinous island-hopping cruise to some of the most beautiful (and rugged) locations in the world for wine production. There’ll be 13 red and white wines from eight islands to taste including Teneri...
pexels photo 356372q President's Message - December/January Update
Dear Members,114th Annual General MeetingThe Club held its 114th Annual General Meeting on 19th October 2017.The following resolutions, in addition to the usual business of such meetings, were unanimously passed: The adoption of  an updated Constitution which provides all classes of voting members with a single vote per member, and qualifies such members the right to nominate or be nominated for the Board of the Club, and the Constitution is now on the Club’s website.; and   The nomination o...
IMG 5901 RACA Motoring - December Update
RACA Director Peter Reed and Alan Hunt Presenting the Winner TrophiesThe RACA Motoring event calendar is designed to continue the Motoring origins of our Club and develop an interesting programme of events that will appeal to all RACA Members. Some events appeal to dedicated motoring enthusiasts while others will appeal to members who enjoy a pleasant drive to a place of interest, with a long lunch or meeting with friends and fellow members at the Club. We extend a warm welcome to all RACA Membe...
IMG 5897 Ladies Committee - December Update
62 members and their guests were in attendance for the last Ladies Committee Luncheon of the year. Once again we welcomed entertainer Di Solomon to lead the festivities at our Christmas luncheon. The luncheon and carols were enjoyed by everyone in attendance.Thank you to all the members and guests who have come to our luncheons this year and shown support for the Ladies Committee, as well as to Markus Friedler and all of the staff for all of their help this year in organising our luncheons.We wi...
IMG 5896 Corks 'N' Forks - December Update
 2017 has been a great year for our Corks 'N' Forks food and wine group. We've enjoyed four fully-booked Vintage Room tasting/tours, three well attended dinners culminating in our annual Black Tie Henschke Dinner, and our trip away in September to the Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley.The Black Tie Henschke Dinner on November 24 - our sixth, was another great example of what we're about - good food and wine shared among friends. The six Henschke red and white wines went wonderfully with Che...
Untitled 17 RACA Motoring - November Update
ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB MOTORINGThe RACA Motoring event calendar is designed to continue the Motoring origins of our Club and develop an interesting programme of events that will appeal to all RACA Members. Some events appeal to dedicated motoring enthusiasts while others will appeal to members who enjoy a pleasant drive to a place of interest, with a long lunch or meeting with friends and fellow members. We extend a warm welcome to all RACA Members to attend any of our upcoming events.MOTORING NE...
17102017092529 3 Boer War Memorial
 Many members would be aware of the New Memorial to the Boer War which has just been constructed in Anzac Parade Canberra. The centre piece is four mounted troopers 150% life size in bronze.During November the genius of the sculptor will be on display in the 3rd floor Bar area This is the creation of the first mounted trooper in bronze by the sculptor Louis Laumen, which was copied to produce the full size National Memorial model. Brochures available have a photo of the Canberra memorial and a...
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