Resources to help your winery grow

From growing grapes to starting a winery to establishing an AVA, the North Carolina Wine & Grape Council is here to help wineries, growers, winemakers, and other professionals find the resources they need to enhance the quality and viability of the state’s viticultural industry.

NC Wine and Grape Council 2022-2023

Chuck Johnson, Chair - Windsor Run Cellars and Shadow Springs Vineyard

Mandy Houser - Shelton Vineyards

Amy Helton - Hanover Park Vineyard

Ron Taylor - Lu Mil Vineyard

Thomas Salley - Town of Wilkesboro

Hailey Klepcyk - Piccione Vineyards

Daryl Locklear - Locklear Vineyard & Winery

Diana Jones - Jones von Drehle Vineyard & Winery

Martin Crompton - Union Grove Farm

David Myrick - Myrick Vineyards


Winery Hospitality Management Program

Overview & Modules

Practice Simulations

Certification Exam


North Carolina Resources

ABC Commission

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

NC Muscadine Grape Association

NC Wine Quality Alliance Program (QAP)

NC Winegrowers Association Your Portal to North Carolina Government

Federal Resources

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)