AWS Northwest

The Northwest Region is unique. AWS has less name recognition because the organization started in the east, but here we are with some amazing wines, sophisticated palates, over 1,000 wineries and a LOT of wine lovers. AWS is the perfect way for people to learn about wine in their hometown, meet new friends, and have fun. Please join us!

American Wine Society (AWS)

Promoting Wine Appreciation Through Education... Founded in 1967 by about 200 grape growers, home winemakers, and wine lovers, the American Wine Society (AWS) is a non-profit, educational, consumer-oriented organization for those interested in learning more about all aspects of wine. Over 50 years old, with over 8,000 members, the AWS boasts an annual conference, wine judge certification program, amateur and commercial wine competitions, educational opportunities, and FUN!
AWS Northwest
Member Benefits
2018 AWS National Conference
Wine Judge Certification
Welcome Here Program
Wineries Join for Free!

Wine Conference

Discover, learn about, and enjoy wine with hundreds of wine friends at the American Wine Society (AWS)'s National Conference each November. Check out our video of the 2017 conference in Scranton PA.






Start A Chapter!

AWS Northwest is growing but we still need more chapters. It's easy to join and so much FUN!

2018 Nat'l Conference

Discover, learn about, and enjoy wine with hundreds of wine friends at American Wine Society (AWS)'s 2018 Nat'l Conference Nov. 1-3 in Buffalo, NY.

Northwest News

In process. Get the latest info about wine competitions and events near you.