Membership Benefits

WISCONSIN GRAPE GROWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. (WGGA)

“The Wisconsin Grape Growers Association is a non-profit agricultural organization dedicated to uniting and educating growers, assisting with research and promoting and protecting the art, science and commerce of viticulture in Wisconsin.”

BENEFITS OF WGGA:

  • EVENTS: Opportunities to attend WGGA sponsored events at a discounted fee
    • Field Days
    • Vineyard Walks
    • Vineyard Schools
    • IPM Management Seminars
    • Annual Conference in January
  • INFORMATION: Stay up-to-date on Midwest specific grape growing news
    • WGGA’s quarterly e-newsletter
    • WGGA website: www.wigrapes.org
    • WGGA Facebook page
    • Email discussion list
  • INVOLVEMENT: Help build the Wisconsin grape and wine industry by becoming an active member
    • Join a working group or committee to help address important issues and steer the direction of the WGGA
    • Eligible to serve on the WGGA Board of Directors
  • NETWORK: Opportunities to meet and network with others in the grape and wine industry
    • Other grape growers
    • Wisconsin grape experts
    • Winery owners
    • Industry professionals
    • Businesses
  • ADVOCACY: Support the grape growing industry in Wisconsin with a unified voice
  • PHILANTHROPY: Support the development of research initiatives with the University of Wisconsin
  • RESOURCES:
    • Free Classifieds postings: Employment, General, Table Grapes, Vineyard Equipment, Wine Grapes, Winery Equipment
    • WGGA website: www.wigrapes.org
      • Current list of WGGA members with email, phone and link to website
    • WGGA Facebook
    • Wisconsin Grape Grower Colleague Program
      • Beginning growers will be paired up with an experienced grower as an added resource for them
    • Wisconsin Grape Marketing Coordinator to assist you with questions and partnerships for buying or selling Wisconsin grown grapes