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Silver Coast Winery Announces Formation
of New American Wine Society Chapter

August 1, 2011 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Today Silver Coast Winery announced the start of a new Chapter of the American Wine Society. The new Chapter will be called the Ocean Isle Beach Chapter of the American Wine Society (OIBCAWS). It will be the fifth AWS chapter in North Carolina and the first in the eastern part of the state. The Ocean Isle Beach Chapter will be chaired by Ocean Isle Beach native, Stanley Barwikowski.

"We are very excited to bring the American Wine Society to the Ocean Isle Beach area," said Barwikowski. "This will be an excellent way to learn about wine, appreciate the near-by vineyards, and taste some of the best wine in the world. Everyone is welcome."

Chapter meetings will be hosted by Silver Coast at their facility located at 6680 Barbeque Rd. Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. The inaugural meeting will be held on August 28th starting at 4:30 PM. The theme of the meeting will be 'North Carolina Whites for Those Sizzling Summer Days' and the cost of the tasting will be $10.

The American Wine Society is the largest and oldest consumer based wine education organization in North America. AWS is well respected in the wine industry and has tremendous relationships with domestic and international wineries and winemakers.

AWS membership is for anyone who enjoys wine and wants to learn more about it. Members include wine lovers from novice to expert, amateur and professional winemakers, wine educators, and people in all aspects of the wine industry.

For more information on the American Wine Society or Ocean Isle Beach Chapter, please visit http://www.americanwinesociety.org.  



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