Confrerie des Vignerons de Saint Vincent Macon
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SF Chapter

Got Members??
Your membership has enabled us to accomplish so much these past couple of years and without you we wouldn't have our organization. We want to continue growing so if you know of family/friends that may want to join please let us know so hopefully we can get this inducted this coming January. Let's keep the excitement growing in our society!! The more the merrier I always say!

All new candidates will be initiated during our annual St.Vincent dinner in January 2018.

Let's make this an exciting, fun-filled society and bring in new members.

January 20, 2017
Induction Dinner-
French Club in
San Francisco

Check out the Picture page for the  album from this exciting evening!. We had 2 new inductees this year. Welcome Ari Hoffman and Eric Singer!

More than 50 Sonoma County wineries will be pouring at Super Bowl City in San Francisco,  offering fans a chance to learn about the nearby Sonoma Wine Country. Come visit the “Taste of Sonoma” lounge near the iconic Ferry Building in Super Bowl City and enter to win a Sonoma Wine Country getaway experience. - See more at:

     Roland Barakett:
Consul General Of the U.S. Confrerie
Passed away peacefully on April 11th surrounded by family.

Dr. Roland Barakett, a member of the San Francisco Chapter of the Confrérie des Vignerons de Saint Vincent Mâcon since 1979.  Dr. Barakett was in surgical private practice in San Francisco for 40 years.  He was Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco, Chief of the Department of Surgery and Chief of the Medical Staff at Marshall Hospital, and Chief of the Medical Staff at California Pacific Medical Center.  He retired in January, 2001.  

           Active in several associations, his elected positions have included president of the San Francisco Medical Society, San Francisco delegate of the California Medical Association; president of the French-American Foundation for Medical    Research and Education and a member of the Board of Directors of the French-American Chamber of Commerce. 
          He was conseiller gastronomique of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, a member of the German Wine Society and a member, founder and president of the Cercle Vinicole et Gastronomique. 

            A member of the Cercle de l’Union for over 30 years, he served on the board of directors, and was a member of the Food and Wine Committee of the World Trade Club.  
       French associations include Comite Officiel, Ligue Henri IV, La Gauloise, Club Lafayette, Les Chasseurs Menteurs, Livre Bleu and the French Athletic Club.

We, as the San Francisco Chapter thank him for his many years as part of the Confrerie and we shall continue the legacy that he has built. Here is a “Le Ban Bourguignon” in your honor!  

Got Wine Ambassador?

We sure do! Our own Chanceleir John Barakett is a Wine Ambassador for Boisset Collection. Be a tasting host or join the wine club. Boisset California wineries include JCB, Raymond, Buena Vista, DeLoach and Lyeth.

We believe in creating amazing in-home wine tastings where the wineries come to life and the quality exceeds your expectations. Just like in our tasting rooms, you and your guests can sample the wines first – then if you love them, you can order by the bottle or by the case and save even more. We also reward you, the host, with a 50% discount on your favorite wine selections at the tasting just for opening your home to us. We are sure that you and your guests will have the experience of a lifetime as we transport the elegance of the wine country directly to your home.

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                                                                              San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Chancelier: John Barakett
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