NC wine club: No men allowed

From the Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE, NC -- No boys are allowed, but don't confuse this crew with a childhood clubhouse. There is something decidedly more adult about this new Asheville social group: Wine is a founding member.

Santé Wine Bar in the Grove Arcade will host its first "Girls Gone Wino" event Sunday, featuring cookbook author and chef Louisa Shafia of "Lucid Foods: Cooking for an Eco-conscious Life."
""It's just an opportunity for women to meet new people,” said owner Carla Baden of Girls Gone Wino.

It's not really about excluding men because they have cooties; it's more about "giving women an opportunity for a girls' night out," Baden said. "It gives us an excuse."

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