2014 ICCA AGM Day 2-4 and 2014 CCCC AGM New York City Days 1-3

Last week was a BLUR!  It was excellent to see everyone that attended the AGM’s this year.  If you didn’t attend, you certainly missed out!  Niagara Falls!  Corkscrews!  Great friends!  Tastings!  Dancing!  BRISKET!!!!

Pictures can say a 1000 words, but I will add a few of my own…  Enjoy!

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After a 4 hour plane delay, short flight to Buffalo, NY. this was my welcoming…  VIP Driver service to smuggle me across the Northern Boarder.  Apparently misspelling my name worked out well when crossing.  tehe!

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Waking up to a beautiful sunrise over Niagara Falls, and BOXES OF CORKSCREWS!

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Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls, Canada, The Flower Clock, and cutest town ever!  Niagara by the Lake!

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Oh Canada! Eh? Musical Dinner Show

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Finally!  Some corkscrews from the ICCA Buy and Sell! 

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And here’s the top earner at the Auction…  $11K for this baby!

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Views from a rotating restaurant that looks like the Space Needle!  Beautiful!

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Boat ride in Niagara Falls!

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Small gathering in Watkins Glen, NY.  Exceptional show & tell, and the BEST BEEF BRISKET EVER!!!!

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Is that a corkscrew in your hand Josef?  Obviously up to no good….hehe

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BEAUTIFUL Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, NY.  If you’re EVER in WG, you must stay at the Harbor Hotel!  TOP NOTCH in EVERY WAY!  Loved every minute!

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Open Rooftop reception in NYC for the CCCC!  Fantastic way to start things off!  🙂

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The CCCC Buy & Sell.  Fantastic XXL Henshall type….only $6500….

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New York City is absolutely Beautiful!  LOVE the High Line Park!!

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Hmmm…1903 Fancy Walker with a Fossilized Walrus Tusk handle and Sterling Silver end cap?  YES PLEASE!  Nice little score in the Chelsea Flea Market.

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2014 CCCC NYC AGM Galla Dinner on a Yacht cruising the Hudson River around Manhattan!  Fantastic views all around! 

I did pick up a few other corkscrews, but apparently I was too busy having fun to take photos during the trip…  I’ll report more when the corkscrews arrive in the mail!

 

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