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Video of 2016 Scholarship Recipients

 Enjoy this short video of the seven 2016 AWSEF scholarship recipients introducing their research!

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Where Are They Now

2009 AWSEF scholarship winners ---where are they now?  AWSEF President, Bonnie Lance, was able to get in touch with five of the 2009 AWSEF scholarship winners for an update on their professional lives.  

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33rd Annual Pittsburgh Wine Conference and Amateur Wine Competition

Western Pennsylvania AWS Chapters hold 33rd Annual Pittsburgh Wine Conference and Amateur Wine Competition to enhance the education of the region's winemakers and wine appreciators.  Proceeds benefit AWSEF.

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AWSEF Awards 2016 Scholarships

The AWSEF Board of Trustees has announced the 2016 AWSEF Scholarship recipients.

Andrej Svyantek, Auburn University

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Wines and Bites Benefit in SE Pennsylvania

Wines and Bites:  Deutsch and (PA) Dutch 

The Indian Valley Chapter in SE Pennsylvania is hosting a tasting to benefit the AWSEF on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:00pm.

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Tucson, AZ Does Pinot!


Tucson, AZ AWS Chapter hosts Pinot Noir tasting to support AWS Educational Foundation.

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Successful Silent Auction 2015

Silent Auction Benefits Endowment Fund

Jim High and Larry Singer organizing

items for Silent Auction

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Remembering Les Sperling, AWSEF Trustee Serving from May 1993 to May 2014

Dr. Les Sperling, one of the Founding Fathers of the AWSEF Board of Trustees, passed away on February 1, 2016 at his home.  

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AWSEF Scholarship Winner Talks Sour Grapes

The Glimmerglass Chapter of the American Wine Society in Cooperstown, New York, recently hosted Megan Hall, Ph. D. candidate at Cornell (Go Big Red !) University and winner of a 2015 —2016 AWS Foundation scholarship. Prior to the scheduled Garnacha tasting Megan described her path to plant pathology and her current research on the etiology and treatment of sour rot, one of those little understood grape diseases that can ruin a crop in the last few weeks of the season. 


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New General Counsel

The AWSEF would like to welcome Chris Churchill to the Board! 



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