Unified Wine and Grape Symposium
Regional Wine Pouring 26 January 2011
The Unified Wine and Grape Symposium is the largest trade show in North America and is held annually in January. The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association (ASWA) has attended in the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium for the last several years. ASWA attends in order to keep up to date on trends in the wine industry and to keep abreast of developments in legislation so that it can focus its efforts is the most effective manner is support of wineries. Each year the association has poured east coast wines in the regional wine pouring session at the Unified. This year (2011) as usual ASWA poured 24 different white wines and 24 different red wines all representing wines from the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association 6th annual wine competition. The President of the ASWA, Carl G. Brandhorst, was assisted by Vice President David A. Barber and ASWA’s West Coast Representative, Ms. Anne Vercelli, of Healdsburg, CA in the pouring and in answering questions about the wines. This effort is an attempt to promote east coast wines as a quality producing area. ASWA is an associate member both of the Family Winemakers of California and the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) who hold their annual membership meetings during the Unified.