The Virtual Corkscrew Museum's Weekly Newspaper

Special Edition Sept. 18, 2007

Number 479

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ICCA 2007

The 34th Annual Meeting of the International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts was held in Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary August 28 - September 3. The following is a brief pictorial review of some of the meeting highlights.

The annual meeting is an opportunity to renew friendships

Right Bert Guilian performs the traditional opening of the first bottle at the Right's Reception

The Right with hosts Pro-Right Paradi and Hand-Right Händel

Pol Lenzinger and other members were well fed in Vienna (Wienerschnitzel)

Lunch at Grinzing Heuriger Reinprect was an opportunity to see the large collection there

More corkscrews at Grinzing Heuriger Reinprect

"There are a few good ones here"

"And some big ones too!"

Just a few more

Some members found the Hagenauer shop at Opernring 21 in Vienna

The Hagenauer shopkeeper

The remainder

Boarding the Majestic Emperor for the trip to Budapest

Superior accommodations and dining

Empress Tricia Lawrence

The weather was perfect for touring Budapest

The evening dinner cruise on the Danube

Reinhold & Irene Berndt on the Budapest subway - "Hang on!"

John Morris uncorks a bottle at the farewell dinner

The past Rights approve the Adolfo Roque punch

Now Read-Right passes the robe and medallion to new Right Kincaid

Carroll & Margarete enjoy the dinner entertainment

September 3 - Farewell - Time to go home after a fabulous meeting

Continuing the Adventure

Remember the Hagar the Horrible Viking Cruise ships from last week's issue? Fred & Sue O'Leary continued their European adventure by taking a river cruise after the ICCA meeting. They were able to enjoy the Viking River Cruise Line offering without having to paddle.

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©2007 Don Bull, Editor


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