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. Annual fee is US$25

The 2023 AGM will be held in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada June 6-8.

The CCCC newsletter is the Quarterly Worme.
Editor: editor@corkscrewclub.org (Sal Robinson)
Membership inquiries: membership@corkscrewclub.org (Sue L’Africain)

Website: corkscrewclub.org

INTERNATIONAL: 

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: jfojrs@gmail.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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