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- Book your room now for the 2013 Conference
- 2013 Commercial Wine Competition - enter your wines now! - Click here!
- 2013 Amateur Wine Competition -enter your wines now! - Click Here!
- The December issue of the AWS News is now available
- The Fall issue of the AWS Wine Journal is now on-line
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Welcome to the official website of the American Wine Society - the largest consumer-based wine organization in the US!
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 46th 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.
AWS Wine Competitions
Enter Your Wines Now! Click on the "Read more" links below to go to the amateur or commercial competition page.
The American Wine Society competition for commercial wine has been held annually since its successful trial program at the 1986 AWS National Conference. The 2013 AWS Commercial Wine Competition will be held Nov. 5-7 in Sandusky, Ohio.
An amateur wine competition has been an integral part of the AWS National Conference for almost as long as the Society has existed. The 2013 AWS Amateur Wine Competition, will be held Nov. 5-7 in Sandusky, Ohio.
AWS National Conference
The 2013 National Conference will be Nov. 7 - 9 at the Kalahari Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio. Join us for great educational wine tasting and winemaking sessions, fantastic wines, and the opportunity to share it all with other AWS members from across the country.
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Eastern Winery Expo Discount!
Don't forget to check the "Discounts for AWS Members" page to see how AWS membership can save you money on the 2014 Eastern Winery Expo, March 4-6 in Lancaster, PA.