WGGA Industry Awards

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Announces WGGA Industry Awards.

The Fourth Annual Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Industry Awards will be celebrated at the Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference in January 2015. During this time we will recognize people who in various ways have made major contributions to the Wisconsin grape and wine industry.

Categories of awards include:

Industry Award: Presented to an individual who has made a major contribution in advancing the interests of the Wisconsin grape and wine industry.

Grower Award: Presented in recognition of viticulturists who have made exceptional contributions to the Wisconsin grape and wine industry.

Winery Award: Presented to (a winery or) wineries that have advanced the widespread recognition and quality reputation of Wisconsin wines.

The WGGA Board of Directors will accept nominations for the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Industry Awards now through January 15, 2015. The WGGA Board of Directors will make a final decision based on the pool of nominees submitted by WGGA Members, and the winners will be announced at the Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference in January 2015.

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Industry Awards Nominations Process

The nomination period for the 2014 Wisconsin Grape Growers Association Industry Awards is now open and will run through January 15, 2015. To nominate a person or a winery for any of the three awards categories (including Industry Award, Grower Award, Winery Award), please click on the link below and choose the appropriate award category. Simply provide the required information and submit your nomination. We will record all nominations and our WGGA Board of Directors will begin to sift through them starting in immediately Please keep in mind a few things:

1.            People need only be nominated one time to be eligible.
2.            The individual(s) do not have to be from Wisconsin to qualify for the Industry Award or the Grower Award.
3.            All bonded Wisconsin wineries are eligible for Winery Award.
4.            WGGA Board Members are not eligible.

Click here to download and complete an application.