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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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Top Wine Picks from the El Dorado Wine Competition


By Jay Bileti The El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition produced a lot of great wine picks. The competition welcomes entries from all over the world but is mainly a focus on the wines of El Dorado and Amador counties. This is an exciting wine competition to judge because it showcases some exceptional wines that […]



AWS News America’s largest community of wine explorers June 2021 Volume 35, No. 1IN THIS ISSUE Executive Director’s message: The new AWS NewsHow we transitioned to a new format. Marketing Committee develops future-facing agendaThe panel tackles re-launched communication and Thirsty Third Thursday tastings for non-members. National Conference: Book your stay and prepare for registrationYou can […]

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. […]

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