Developed in joint partnership between the four Atlantic Canada provinces, the fifth Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium (ACWS) is a three day event taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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The knowledge gained from the 2017 ACWS will help continue the growth and success of the fastest growing wine industry in Canada. Held every four to five years, the ACWS is a unique opportunity for industry professionals to learn more about current topics specific to the needs, climate, and interests of the Atlantic Canada wine industry.

Grapes

Over 40 high-profile national and international speakers

This year's ACWS is welcoming over 40 high-profile national and international speakers and includes presentations and workshops, winery tours, networking receptions and lunches, wine tastings, a gala dinner, and a supplier marketplace showcasing innovative exhibitor's products and services.

Wine Makers

Unique educational opportunity for everyone involved in the Atlantic Canada wine industry and its distinctive climate conditions.

We anticipate over 300 attendees to the conference, largely grape growers, winemakers, winery owners and managers, wine journalists, sommeliers, educators, industry suppliers, and those interested in learning more about the Atlantic Canada wine industry.

Location

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The Westin Nova Scotian Conference Venue

1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada

The host hotel for the 2017 ACWS is the AAA Four Diamond Westin Nova Scotian, located in the heart of downtown Halifax overlooking the Halifax Seaport market and the revitalized waterfront.