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National Conference

AWS National Wine Conference 2021

November 4-6 | Harrah's Resort

As always, you can expect knock-your-socks-off wine sessions.

Discover wine with hundreds of wine friends

Experience 2 1/2 days of non-stop wine exploration, with 40+ sessions featuring industry-leading wine personalities, walk-around tastings, wine-paired meals and so much fun!

Also at the conference, you will find judging of our Commercial Wine Competition, Amateur Wine Competition, Super Tasting Series certification class, Wine Judge Certification Program, and Wine & Spirit Education Trust programming.

See what all the fuss is about.



Register now for the conference. Session selection runs Tuesday, August 17, 9 am ET to Friday, August 20, 5pm ET.

Don’t miss the pre-conference tours to Cape May and the Outer Coastal Plains.
See the brochure for details.

Our national conference is only for members, but joining is easy. Click the Join Now link at the top of the page.

Check out images from our 2019 conference in St. Pete Beach, FL.

Hotel Information

Join AWS and leaders in the wine industry at Harrah’s Resort and its Waterfront Convention Center in Atlantic City.

Spacious, recently-renovated rooms are available for double occupancy at $139 per night, Nov. 4, 5, and 6. Also Certified Wine Judge, Wine & Spirit Education Trust, and Super Tasting candidates (or anyone coming early) will enjoy the special group rate of $89 per night from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3., and Nov. 7. (Taxes and fees apply - $12 per room resort fee, $2 Atlantic City Tourism fee and $3 New Jersey State Occupancy Fee, per room per night.).

Getting there:
Atlantic City is centrally located within a day’s drive for much of the east coast. On-site self-parking at Harrah’s is $8 per day. But attendees will receive a $5 parking voucher per room.

Philadelphia International Airport is a 1-hour drive, and the Atlantic City International Airport is 20 minutes away, with shuttle service available.

It’s not too early to book your room at special group rates.

By phone:
Call 888-516-2215 and mention the group code: SH10AW1 and American Wine Society.



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Contact us

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