The Maryland Wineries Association, formed in 1984, is the non-profit trade association that represents the 80+ wineries in Maryland. The MWA is made up of a board of winery owners – and over 80 members representing wineries and associate members from across the state. MWA's mission is to develop and expand the grape and wine industry in Maryland – through education and promotion.
Benefits of Membership Include:
- In-planning startup assistance during the licensing and zoning/planning process - Free admittance to attend bi-annual member meetings held at member wineries within MD - A dedicated business page on the Maryland Wineries Association website - Invitation to join the private MWA Members Facebook group - A business listing on the tri-industry Maryland Craft Beverages app - Weekly newsletters with industry, regulatory, and association updates - Discounted registration pricing for educational workshops and seminars - Local & state regulatory assistance - Promotion and marketing of the larger industry to consumers - Federal, state and county advocacy on behalf of your business, and the larger industry - Opportunities to participate in exclusive Maryland Wineries Association festivals and wine competitions
Benefits of Membership for Affiliates include:
- Invitations to attend bi-annual member meetings (with opportunities to sponsor and present) - A dedicated affiliate member page on the Maryland Wineries Association website - Weekly newsletters with industry, regulatory, and association updates - The ability to host educational seminars and webinars - Invitation to join the private MWA Members Facebook group - Opportunities to sponsor MWA festivals, events, workshops and competitions - Access to work with dozens of licensed wineries and in-planning members