Member Newsletters – this publication is sent electronically approximately every other month. Let us know if you have other associates you want added to the list. Past newsletter may be found here
Events and Educational Seminars – See our Events page for the events we support and host. VWA conducts educational seminars in conjunction with its’ Annual Membership Meeting. See our Meetings page for more information.
Preferred Partners – offer you discounts on items all wineries need. They can save you more than you will ever pay in dues! Preferred Partner benefits are available for Silver and Gold members. Check out the benefits and discounts! Visit Member Services to learn more.
Other Discounts – In addition to the Preferred Partner discounts, you can save on wine bags printed with "First in Wine". We buy collectively to save you money. Click here for forms and more information. Also, as of 2013, as a Silver or Gold level member, you can receive a discount on your Virginia Wine Expo booth fee as long as your dues are paid in full and received by January 15, 2012.
VWA has teamed up with Wineries Unlimited to offer VWA members a discount on admission to the 2013 Wineries Unlimited. Don't miss your chance to attend the largest wine industry trade show and conference on the East Coast March 12-14, 2013. Click here for more information about Wineries Unlimited and to get the code for 50% off a Day Pass or a free Trade Show Pass.
Quality Assurance Program – The VWA Technical Committee is exploring a Quality Assurance Program for Virginia wines. Using grant funding, the committee is conducting research using various groups as information sources.
Visit Quality Assurance Program Page.
Legislative Information and Representation – The Virginia Wineries Association supports the Virginia Wine Council with their lobbying events. VWA supports them financially and by donating time to meet with Legislators to assist in being the Wine Industries voice before the legislature.
VWA also participates and lends support to national issues and initiatives regularly.
Furthering the Industry – The association and the Board work tirelessly to keep the industry in the forefront of elected officials, the various departments and secretaries, as well as the regulatory boards making sure Virginia Farm Wineries have a voice and to seek marketing and promotions that will benefit the industry as a whole.