CORKSCREW CLUBS

INTERNATIONAL:
Canadian Collectors Corkscrew Club CCCC

Originating in Canada, now the largest club with an international membership. Annual meetings alternate between Europe and North America in August or September. Annual fee is US$48

The 2014 AGM will be held in New York 22-24 August.
The 2015 meeting will be held in Bucharest, Romania to coincide with the much awaited opening of Ion Chirescu’s Corkscrew Museum

The CCCC journal is the Quarterly Worme.
Journal Editor: quarterlyworme@telus.net (Sal Robinson& Flory Bosa)
Membership inquiries: ccccdues@bystran.com (Ed Bystran)


INTERNATIONAL
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International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts: ICCA


An international group limited to 50 members. Annual meetings are coordinated with CCCC annual meetings to allow members to attend both meetings.

Email contact: right@the-icca.net
Website: the-icca.net


USA:
JUST FOR OPENERS JFO


A US based club focusing mainly on openers (caplifters and corkscrews) which feature US beer advertising. JFO holds annual meetings throughout the US. Membership is free including online access to the newsletter.

Email: jfo@mindspring.com (John Stanley)
Website: www.just-for-openers.org


BRITAIN:
Association of British Corkscrew Devotees and Enthusiasts (ABCDE)

The ABCDE started in 1991 as the English chapter of the CCCC. The ABCDE holds twice yearly meetings at members’ homes (bottle of wine for the host) and irregular mini-meetings at Portobello Market in London. No membership fees or publication. Communication is by email mailing list. Membership is about 40.

Email: richardstevenson.catras@btinternet (Richard Stevenson)


FRANCE:
Club Français du Tire-Bouchon (CFTB)


The French club has annual meetings throughout France and all communication is in French.Currently there more than 100 members, mainly French speakers, representing 10 countries. Membership is 70 Euros pa. The club publishes the impressive “L’Extracteur” quarterly.

Website: tire-bouchon-cftb.fr
Contact email: club.cftb@gmail.com


AUSTRIA:
Freunde der Stoppelzieher


Membership is limited to 50. Most members are Austrian. The club meets twice a year,once for Austrian members only,the other meeting is International Annual Fee; 50 Euros The club journal is produced once or twice a year. It is usually 60-100 pages.

Website: stoppelzieher.at
Contact email:franz.gerhard.lambauer@gmail.com (Gerhard Lambauer)


SCANDINAVIA:
Helix Scandinavica (HS)


Membership is restricted to 15 members from Denmark,Sweden, Norway and ,since 2014, Finland. However International associate members are welcome. The 2014 AGM was held for the first time in Helsinki

Contact:Email: jarn@image.dk (Jens Arnbjerg)
Website : http://helixscandinavica.com in English with occasional updates


GERMANY:
Verein Korkenzieherfreund (VKF)


VKF has 46 members, about a third of whom are German speaking international members. There is an annual meeting (2014 is in Dessau, a town in Eastern Germany from 26 to 28 September). The newsletter, "Der Krätzer", is produced twice a year. Membership fee is € 60 pa

President: Dr. Hans Dieter Schulz
Mail: dr.hans.dieter.schulz@googlemail.com

Newsletter Editor: Reinhold Berndt
Mail: r_berndt@t-online.de


ITALY:
Associazione Italiana Collezionisti Cavatappi (AICC)


The website has an Italian and an English version and is very informative. The club has 40 members. It holds two meetings per year and publishes 2 newsletters each year.

Email: associazionecavatappi@gmail.com or cimagalli@cesform.it (president)
Website: associazionecavatappi.it


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