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

Chuck Johnson, Co-Chair - Shadow Springs Vineyards/Winsor Run Cellars

William Yost, Co-Chair - Cauble Creek Vineyard

Denise Bridgers - Lu Mil Vineyard

Ian Taplin - Wake Forest University

Jason Bryan - Duplin Winery

Jerry Douglas - Biltmore Wine Company

John Wright - Sanctuary Vineyards

Tina Smith - Cypress Bend Vineyards


Upcoming NC Wine and Grape Council meetings

July 17th, 2018 at 9am

Location: UNC Greensboro, Bryan School

Conference Call Dial-in: 919-212-5733


Winery Hospitality Management Program

Introduction & Overview

Module 1: Hospitality & Customer Service in the Winery

Module 2: Managing the Tasting Process

Module 3: The Art of Story Telling

Module 4: Making the Sale

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)