Welcome to the New American Wine Society Website!

The official website of the American Wine Society - the largest consumer-based wine organization in the US!

"Promoting appreciation of wine through education"
The American Wine Society was organized in 1967 as a non-profit, educational, consumer-oriented organization for those interested in learning more about all aspects of wine. Now in its 47th year, the American Wine Society is the largest consumer based wine education organization in North America. Membership is open to anyone interested in wine and over 21 years of age.

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The 2014 National Conference will be Oct. 30 - Nov.1 at the Embassy Suites in Charlotte-Concord, North Carolina. Join us for great educational wine tasting and wine making sessions,fantastic wines, and the opportunity to share it all with other AWS members from across the country

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The American Wine Society competition for commercial wine has been held annually since its successful trial program at the 1986 AWS National Conference. The 2014 AWS Commercial Wine Competition will be held Oct. 28-30 in Charlotte-Concord, North Carolina.

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An amateur wine competition has been an integral part of the AWS National Conference for almost as long as the Society has existed. The 2014 AWS Amateur Wine Competition,will be held Oct. 28-30 in Charlotte-Concord, North Carolina.

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 Our website has been updated!  While the general   layout and colors may look similar, every page of the site has been reformatted and redone because of a change in our site host.  Please check it out and let us know if you find a link that doesn't work, a typo or anything else we can improve.  E-mail me at executivedirector@americanwinesociety.org - Thanks!


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  Our 2014 National Conference Logo!

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  Oct. 30 - Nov. 1?

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