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AWS Wine Journal Earns APEX Award

If you haven’t noticed, the AWS Wine Journal, our organization’s quarterly glossy magazine, is informative and attractive — and getting better. The AWS Wine Journal was recently recognized as the Most Improved Publication by APEX, the Award for Publication Excellence. The Most Improved Publication honor recognizes excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the success […]

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Excellent value wines from inside the East Meets West Wine Competition


By Jay Bileti AWS Director of Member Services Those of us who judge in wine competitions have a nice little advantage – we get to find great wines and great value wines that would be a lot harder to find otherwise. Usually hundreds of wines are tasted blind by a couple of dozen experienced tasters. […]

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards – Premium Oregon producer and friend of the AWS


By Jay Bileti AWS Director of Member Services Reustle is an award-winning producer in the Umpqua Valley of Oregon. While many think of Oregon as the Willamette Valley and Pinot Noir, the Umpqua is a region with a much more diverse climate supporting world-class wines from a number of grape varieties. Reustle has won awards […]

Reflections on the AWS Silver Anniversary, as we celebrate our 50th


As you know, 2017 is the Golden Anniversary of AWS – 50 great years of wine education and appreciation.  It’s a significant milestone for the society but we had another milestone in 1992…..our Silver Anniversary.  In order to appreciate where AWS was after 25 years, I thought it would be nice to look back at […]

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