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:
- Direct support during the licensing and zoning/planning startup process - Invitations to attend bi-annual member meetings - A dedicated business page on the Maryland Wineries Association website - A business listing on the tri-industry Maryland Craft Beverages app - Weekly newsletters with industry, regulatory, state & national updates - Discounted registration pricing for educational workshops and seminars - Federal, state and county advocacy on behalf of your business, and the larger industry - Business PR and communications support; marketing and promotion education - Access to exclusive Maryland Wineries Association festivals and competitions
Benefits of Membership for Affiliates include:
- Invitations to attend bi-annual member meetings (with opportunities to sponsor and present) - A dedicated page on our website - The ability to sponsor ads on our tri-industry app - The opportunity to be a featured member on the membership directory page in the platform - Weekly newsletters with announcements, news and legislative updates - The ability to host educational workshops and seminars - Federal, state and county advocacy on behalf of your business, and the larger industry - Opportunities to sponsor festivals, events, workshops and competitions - Access to more than 75+ licensed wineries and in-planning members - Direct 1-on-1 chat capabilities with winery members through the membership platform - Member-only discounted tickets to exclusive Maryland Wineries Association festivals