Your membership and engagement with WineAmerica is crucial to ensure that America’s 50 states of wine continue to be represented fairly and proactively in Washington, D.C.
- If your winery sells less than 10,000 gallons, your dues are a flat $500.
- If you sell between 10,000 and 70,000, it is 5 cents a gallon.
- Once your winery hits the 70,000 gallon mark, the rate drops to 1 cent a gallon.
- The top rate for WineAmerica membership is $47,500 annually.
Less than 10,000 gallons:
$500 Minimum Dues
More than 10,000 gallons:
Gallons Sold _________ X .05 (5¢ per gallon) = _________
More than 70,000 gallons:
Gallons Sold (over 70,000) __________ X .01 (1¢ per gallon) + $3,500 = __________
(The first 70,000 gallons equal $3,500 at 5¢ per gallon)
Calculations above are based on a 12 month membership
What to Expect as a Member
Whether you need to file your federal excise taxes or have questions about how to license music, WineAmerica can help. Our team of experts are available to make sure you are informed about the issues that concern your business
Weekly Email Updates
Stay ahead of the curve. WineAmerica offers weekly updates regarding legislation that affects your business. We encourage participation in grassroots campaigns. We want you to save money and time when regulatory changes arise.
Receive our quarterly newsletter. With 12 pages of full color, this newsletter is a collection of need-to-know current events that affect your business.
Receive educational materials when you need them. From social media regulations to TTB label approval, we have the materials you need to navigate the trickier points of the alcohol industry
Wine and Grape Policy Conference
Held every spring in Washington, D.C., it is the best opportunity for America’s wineries to show Congress our national economic and local grassroots power. Members discuss national issues, meet with fellow winery owners from around the country, and attend meetings with their state representatives.
Congressional Wine Tasting
As part of WineAmerica’s Board of Directors Meeting and Policy Conference, WineAmerica holds a tasting of American wines. One of the most diverse and exclusive tastings in the country, this private event is held in the building of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill and is attended by members of Congress, press, and industry partners. It’s an exclusive opportunity to showcase your wine on the national stage.
Fall Membership Meeting
To complement the Spring Policy Meeting, WineAmerica holds a Fall Membership Meeting and Organization Retreat. The purpose of the Fall Meeting is to focus on the future of WineAmerica as an organization and how it represents the American Wine industry. Held every year in a different major winegrowing region, the Fall Meeting is your chance to meet with leaders of the industry and make your voice heard at WineAmerica.
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Family Winemakers of California Joint Program
Is your winery located in California? If so, WineAmerica has a joint membership program with the Family Winemakers of California. By joining both associations, you receive unparalleled benefits at the state and national level.