UncorkedDenver 2011 Member Survey

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1. I will attend wine social events that are located in the following Denver Metro Locations:
  
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Downtown
Uptown/Highlands
Cherry Creek North
Denver Tech Center
South Denver Tech Center/Lone Tree/Littleton
Morrison/Golden
Broomfield/Westminster

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2. I am able to attend events on the following days of the week:
  
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Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

3. I drink mostly:
  
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4. I am interested in the following events:
  
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A winery with a selection of wines by the winery
A selection of varietals
Focus on one varietal
A Region/Country
A selection of whites and reds

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5. I am interested in attending wine social events that are showcase wines from the following regions:
  
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Colorado Wines
California Wines
Mendocino CA Wines
Napa Valley CA Wines
Sonoma CA Wines
Santa Barbara CA Wines (Sideways Tour)
Paso Robles CA Wines
Oregon Wines
Washington State Wines
French Wines
Spanish Wines
Italian Wines
Portuguese Wines
New Zealand Wines
Australian Wines
South African Wines
Argentinean Wines
Chilean Wines
N├ęgociant Wines, grapes which are "sourced" and bottled by another company (Infinite Monkey Theorom, Madhousewife, Cru Vin Dogs) FYI: n├ęgociants- buy and blend wine made by others and then sell it under their own label. It is an honored profession in Europe. But in the US, it has been an entry-level game dominated by fringe players and dabblers and is generally looked down upon by the winemaking elite.
Other (please fill out below)

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6. I am interested in a tasting that focuses on the following varietals (please check off all that interest you):
  
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White Wines: Sauvignon Blanc (also Fume Blanc), Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Chenin Blanc
Sweet and Dessert Wines: Gewurztraminer,Riesling Sparkling Wine, Champagne, Brut
Sideways Tour: Pinot Noir and other wines(Santa Barbara and Pacific NW)
Merlot
Red Zinfandel
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah/ Shiraz
Petite Syrah
Sangiovese
Cabernet Franc
Barbera
Red Blends including Meritage, Cuvee, etc.
Rose/Blush

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7. Please rate your level of wine expertise
  
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8. I attend Denver Wine Meetup Social events
  
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Social: Looking for a cool event to make new friends
Social: Looking for a cool event to bring my friends
Social: Looking to meet the opposite sex
Wino: Looking to meet people who love wine
Educational: I want to learn about wine in a casual setting that isn't class based.
New In Town: I and or my spouse and I are new to the area and just looking for interesting ways to meet new people
Upscale and Unique: I like to attend events that are more upscale and unique compared with a general happy hour
Unpretentious: I like to attend events that are more "laid back" than some of the higher priced national wine clubs with chapters in Denver
Different: I am bored with general "grab a glass happy hours" on meetup and around Denver and keep meeting the same people.
Special and Unique: I like attending a social event centered around wine with a focus on a winery and having the winemaker visit

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9. I am interested/want to hear about the following Special Events:
  
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Denver Wine Meetup monthly events exclusive to the Denver Wine Meetup/Meetup group members 80-100 attendees $26-$35.00 (1 1/2-2 hour event)
Holiday/Christmas Party exclusively for Denver Wine Meetup members 100-150 people(3-4 hour event) $35.00-$45.00/pp
New Year's Eve Party for Denver Wine Meetup members 100-150 people (3-4 hour event) $45.00-65.00/pp New Year's Eve is more expensive.
Charity Fundraisers with 200-600 attendees that are NOT exclusive for our group....(we mix with the general public and you won't find members unless you know them) $30.00-60.00
Wine Festival type events such as Denver International Wine Festival, DU Vin Fest, DAM Uncorked ($50-100)

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10. Please help us with information about you that will help us determine items that keep members from attending events. Please check off any that apply
  
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I work late on weeknights
I work weekends
My work location makes it difficult for me to make events in time with traffic/I am unable to get off work early enough to make it to weekday events.
I have a ski pass and am away most weekends
I am in the mountains most summer weekends
DWM events conflict with other groups I attend regularly
I have children and care for them on some days that wine social events are scheduled
I have children and attend their events on some of the days that that wine social events are scheduled
I am taking undergraduate, graduate or CE classes at night
I am on a sports league that is on a weeknight
I am on a sports league that is on a weekend
Events sometimes fall on my gym/workout night
Your events are too far for me to drive. I would like to find someone to carpool to an event!
Other
None of these apply to me.

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11. I sign up for events:
  
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I RSVP on meetup as soon as an event is announced and pay immediately
I RSVP on meetup as soon as an event is announced and pay on eventbrite within a week
I RSVP on meetup in the first week after the event is announced and pay within a week
I RSVP on meetup in the week before the event and pay a week before the event
I RSVP on the meetup the week of the event if tickets are still available and try to snag the last of the tickets.
I end up on the waitinglist

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12. My Status is (we want to get more of a feel for the demographics inside our group):
  
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13. Please share your thoughts on balancing events with even numbers of females and males:
  
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14. Please give us feedback on ticketing with Eventbrite
  
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15. I am in the following demographic and am interested in attending the following types of events:(Please answer based on the format of who you normally hang out with "socially" so we can get an accurate picture for a "social event", not a business networking event). Please note these are "general" demographics based on what is used for events around the country targeting specific demographics so you may disagree with the "label". Please pick the answers closest to your demographic.
  
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Exclusively Young Professionals (20's through mid 40's) Singles and Couples
Exclusively Mid Professionals (late 30's to early 50's) Singles and Couples
Mix of Young to Mid Professionals (20's to early 50's) Singles and Couples
Exclusively Boomers/Mature Professionals (50+) Singles and Couples
Mix of Mid Professionals to Boomers (Mid 40's to 60's) Singles and Couples
Singles Mixer

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16. Do you belong to/attend other wine group, happy hour groups or other wine related functions around Denver?
  
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I belong to/attend a national wine club with a Denver chapter
I belong to/attend other public Denver wine groups
I belong to/attend private Denver wine groups
I belong to/attend cocktail/happy hour groups in Denver
Denver Wine Meetup is the only wine group I attend
I attend general wine tastings or fundraisers ($15-45) put on by distributors or that I see advertised.
I attend high end fundraisers that are wine related ($50-$100)
I attend wine dinners around Denver.

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17. Interest in a 3-4 Wine and Art Tour of Northern California with an Art Museum/day of exploration in San Fransisco. Air, hotel, sharing vehicles, food and touring items probably is around $800-$1000. The group would visit 4-5 wineries in Napa, Sonoma, Lodi (some of the winemakers who have visited us too).
  

I am VERY interested in a trip the end of July
I am VERY interested in a trip in August
I am NOT interested in a wine trip to California

18. Please use this space to voice any concerns or frustrations you have had this last year with venues, service or the crowd that has attended. Again, your answers are anonymous and every comment helps the organizer with decisions about whether we go back to a venue and the target demographic/crowd for an event.