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Conference Agenda

October 31-November 2

We are planning fun pre-conference events and knock-your-socks-off conference sessions.
Oh, yeah, and a TON of amazing wine. Come back to this page for updates.


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Hotel Information

    How would you like a glass of wine on the beach? You can do that and much more at the 52nd Annual American Wine Society National Conference, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2019 at St. Pete Beach, Fla. Directly on 25 acres of white sand beaches in the Sunset Capital, the Trade Winds Island Resort hosts the conference, offering a room rate of $159/night exclusive to AWS members. Tropical View Rooms-One-bedroom rooms, as available, are $179/night. Tropical View One-Bedroom Suites are $224/night. Gulf Front One-Bedroom Suites with Balcony are $249/night. You can make your reservation by visiting here: Or you can call the Trade Winds toll-free number at 800-808-9833 and tell them you are with the American Wine Society. Driving? You may park a passenger vehicle per guest room complementary. Valet parking is $8 / night. When making flight arrangements consider Tampa International Airport, TPA, is the largest and most traveled airport in the area and about 30 miles from St. Pete Beach. The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, PIE, and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, SRQ, may also provide options.

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52nd National Conference


Contact us

American Wine Society
PO Box 889
Scranton, PA 18501
(888) 297-9070