Our Mission/Member Benefits

 

Mission Statement

Our primary mission is Membership Education. We also work to foster cooperation between member wineries and vineyards in an effort to increase the knowledge base of all our members. And finally, we work as an advocate to support the needs of our industry in Raleigh.

 

Member Benefits

We are incorporated in the state of North Carolina as a non-profit with the goal of assisting our members grow better grapes, craft better wine and market the final product more effectively. Current membership of the NCWA is nearly 250+ individuals. 

The NCWA has a nine-member Board of Directors made up of volunteer members elected to the Board for two-year terms. There is one paid position, that of Administrative Coordinator. For details, click here for the NCWA ByLaws. 

The NCWA accomplishes its mission utilizing the following methods:

  • Seminars and workshops
  • Vineyard and winery visits
  • Supplier presentations
  • Annual Meeting
  • Industry-specific articles
  • Informal meetings