North Carolina Winegrowers Association
North Carolina Winegrowers Association

630 S Main Street
Dobson NC 27017

    The North Carolina Winegrower's Association is the largest organization in the state dedicated to supporting North Carolina's growing number of vineyards and wineries. Incorporated in the state of North Carolina as a non-profit, the goal of the North Carolina Winegrower's Association is to help our members grow better grapes, make better wine and market the final product more effectively. Current membership of the NCWA is more than 350.

    The Mid-Atlantic Winegrape Grower's Guide


      This production guide provides new and current grape growers with practical information on site appraisal, establishment, and operation of commercial vineyards in Virginia and North Carolina. The focus is on production of vinifera and hybrid wine grapes, although elements of the guide will be useful to table grape producers as well.All chapters of this 127-pageaward-winning publication are available in PDF format for Adobe's Acrobat Reader.

      North Carolina Winegrape Grower's Guide


        This 196-page production guide provides grape growers with practical information on site selection, establishment, and operation of commercial vineyards. It includes a new chapter on spring frost control and examines the pros and cons of active frost protection systems.

        North Carolina Department of Commerce


          The Wine and Grape Council provides a multitude of resources to stimulate our wine industry and help our wineries and grape growers offer award-winning products. Through our marketing partnerships, information resources, and consumer outreach programs, were re-taking our place at the forefront of the wine industry. For industry information on grape growing, winemaking, industry statistics, classified listings, or legal issues.

          American Viticulture & Enology Research Network


            The V&E Department combines the sciences of viticulture and enology in a single research and teaching unit that encompasses all of the scientific disciplines that impact grape growing and winemaking. For over one hundred years the University of California has maintained an active and productive program in research and education in viticulture and enology. The continuing excellence of the Department has enabled California growers and vintners to develop practices that have allowed the Golden State to achieve its potential and become a premier wine-producing region.

            Wine Market Council


              Wine Market Council is a non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, wholesalers, and other affiliated businesses and organizations. The council's mission is to establish the widespread acceptance of wine as a rewarding part of American culture and to encourage the responsible enjoyment of wine by current and future generations of adults in the United States.

              Women for WineSense


                Our Vision is to be the premier worldwide grassroots organization for women interested in wine. We believe that wine enhances and enriches everyday life. We promote the appreciation and responsible enjoyment of wine. We support the success and professional development of women in wine and associated industries

                American Beverage Licensees


                  The American Beverage Licensees (ABL) is an association representing off-premise licensees in the "open" or "license" states and on-premise proprietors in markets across the nation. ABL was created in 2002 after the merger of the National Association of Beverage Retailers (NABR) and the National Licensed Beverage Association (NLBA).

                  Society of Wine Educators


                    The Society of Wine Educators was founded in 1974. We are a non-profit educational organization (501c3) whose mission is to advance wine education through professional development and certification. In many professions, a successful career is marked by an appropriate education verified by a credible certification program that is recognized both by the public and ones peers.

                    WineAmerica, The National Association of American


                      The mission of WineAmerica is to encourage the dynamic growth and development of American wineries and winegrowing through the advancement and advocacy of sound public policy. The Association also provides membership services to assist wineries with a variety of business operations. We invite you to explore the site to learn more about WineAmerica's activities, membership, and benefits.

                      The American Wine Society


                        The American Wine Society is devoted to educating people on all aspects of wine. Our members include wine novices, experts, grape growers, amateur and professional winemakers, chefs, wine appreciators, wine educators, restaurateurs and anyone wanting to learn more about wine and gastronomy.

                        National Association of Beverage Importers


                          The National Association of Beverage Importers will keep you informed of fast-changing U.S. import rules and regulations, as well as the maze of international policies that affect importers. NABIs mission is to help the importer members operate their businesses more efficiently and profitably by providing timely information, aggressive representation, and thoughtful advice on technical and political matters.

                          American Society of Enology and Viticulture


                            The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (the sciences of winemaking and grape growing) is a 501 (c)(6), tax exempt professional society dedicated to the interests of enologists, viticulturists, and others in the fields of wine and grape research and production throughout the world. Our membership includes professionals from wineries, vineyards, academic institutions and organizations.

                            The International Organization of Vine and Wine


                              The International Organisation of Vine and Wine" (O.I.V) which replaced the International Vine and Wine Office was established by the Agreement of 3 April 2001. The O.I.V is an intergovernmental organisation of a scientific and technical nature or recognised competence for its works concerning vines, wine, wine-based beverages, table grapes, raisins and other vine-based products.

                              Century Council


                                Founded in 1991 and funded by distillers, we are a national, independent, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, chaired by the Honorable Susan Molinari. An independent National Advisory Board comprised of distinguished leaders in education, medicine, government, business, and other relevant disciplines assists us in the development of programs and policies to fight drunk driving and stop underage drinking.



                                  Explore North Carolinas outstanding culinary tourism at Discover What's New in NC wineries & vineyards, maps, brochures, upcoming wine events, itineraries, Tips & Pairings and listen to the North Carolina toast.

                                  Wine Institute


                                    Wine Institute is the voice for California wine representing more than 1,100 wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state. As the largest advocacy and public policy association for California wine, and the only group representing the industry at the state, federal and international levels

                                    Free the Grapes!


                                      Free the Grapes! is a coalition of consumers and winemakers working to ensure consumer choice in fine wine through interstate direct shipping. Sign up at no cost to support the effort and receive timely updates on the wine direct shipping issue.

                                      Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America


                                        The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. (WSWA) is the national trade organization representing the wholesale tier of the wine and spirits industry. It is dedicated to advancing the interests and independence of wholesale distributors and/or brokers of wine and/or spirits. Founded in 1943, WSWA has nearly 330 member companies in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Our members distribute more than 80% of all wines and spirits sold at wholesale in the United States.

                                        Distilled Spirits Council of the United States


                                          The Distilled Spirits Council is the national trade association representing Americas leading distillers and nearly 80% of all distilled spirits brands sold in this country. Over the years, the Council has served as the distillers voice on policy and legislative issues in our nations capital, state capitals and foreign capitals worldwide. Our strong commitment to responsibility is the foundation of everything we do as an organization and as an industry.

                                          • North Carolina Winegrowers Association
                                            North Carolina Winegrowers Association
                                            630 S Main Street
                                            Dobson NC