2018 Chevaliers du Tastevin Albany-Capital Region Chapter Induction
Schuyler Meadows Club, Loudonville, NY, 6/9/2018

The Albany-Capital Region chapter of La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin held its annual 2018 induction of new members at Schuyler Meadows Club, in Loudonville, NY.

Back to the dinner.

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Our new Grand Sénéchal Larry Teal:
Central NY GS Paul Curtin:
Mr. Connétable:
New Argentier Jared Shulman:
Ned Weihman, Délégué Général Nord-Est:

This year's inductee, Adrian Chiota:

Various speeches are read in some kind of Pig Latin:

The chalice is filled with Burgundy:

The inductee is asked to stand:

It is time for Adrian to sip from the chalice:
Paul is impressed with Adrian's sipping ability.

Ned inducts Adrian with a gnarled grape vine:

Larry gives Adrian his silver tastevin:

Adrian gives his acceptance speech:

John Fritze is elevated from Chevalier to Commandeur:

Severn Goodwin was inducted during a visit to Clos Vougeot. His induction is recognized here:

Then we do the La La song:

Then we head to dinner.



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