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!
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.