Become A Member

Do you own a vineyard or winery in Tennessee? Does your company want to reach a larger audience and support their mission for producing quality fruit and wine? Are you just looking to help make an impact with seeing the Tennessee grape and wine industry grow?

The Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance offers several types of memberships and their may be one for you. Memberships runs from January 1 to December 31 of each year. Dues are invoiced in December and are due no later than January 1.

NOTE: Membership dues must be paid by the due date of January 1 in order to be included in wine festivals and included in the Tennessee winery brochure and other publications.

Membership Classes

Vineyard Membership

$100 plus per pound assessment (Growers selling to wineries will be assessed $0.0075 per pound in addition to membership fees – deducted and paid by the wineries)

  • Voting rights
  • Digital marketplace access
  • Educational classes
  • Voice in legislative initiative
  • Ability to sit on a committee
  • Industry data
  • Discounted wine festival tickets
  • Ability to add vineyard events to the consumer website

Winery Membership

  • Voting rights
  • Digital marketplace access
  • Educational classes
  • Voice in legislative initiatives
  • Ability to sit on a committee
  • Industry data
  • Inclusion in annual statewide brochure (more than 50,000 distributed)
  • Inclusion as a Featured Winery on tennesseewines.com
  • Inclusion in the Tennessee Wine Trail
  • Free booth space at TFWA wine festivals
  • Social media and other advertising promotions
  • Ability to add vineyard events to the consumer website

Winery Tiers

  • Tier 1: 0 – 1,000 gallons*  Cost: $250 annually +1 case of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 2: 1,001 – 2,000 gallons*  Cost: $450 annually +2 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 3: 2,001 – 5,000 gallons*  Cost: $925 annually +2 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 4: 5,001 – 10,000 gallons*  Cost: $1,875 annually +3 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 5: 10,001 – 20,000 gallons*  Cost: $3,375 annually +3 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.
  • Tier 6: 20,001 gallons and above*  Cost: $4,500 annually +4 cases of wine for TFWA promotional use.

Satellites–$100 per year, per satellite address * Gallonage is based on previous years Federal Excise Gallons.

Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership ($500/year)

Discounts

  • Four (4) tickets to any Tennessee Wines festival
  • 15% discount for any TFWA events (non-festival)

Advertising

  • Listing in the quarterly newsletter, with logo
  • Placement on the website, with logo
  • One (1) event per year listed on the TFWA events website
  • One (1) customized e-mail message to TFWA membership

Networking

  • Ability to network at industry events
  • Enrollment in the online directory (new in 2023) with access to contact information for all members

Tradeshow

  • Discounted booth space at Farm & Ferment (held in January of each year)

Customized Corporate Membership Corporate membership can be customized for your company and may include Reserve Membership plus:

  • Festival sponsorship
  • Consumer demographics
  • Workshop and Seminar sponsorship

Please Contact Laura@TennesseeWines.com for details and pricing.

*CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.

Amateur Winemakers

Amateur Winemaker ($100/Year)

  • Able to attend all business meetings
  • Educational programs at a discount
  • Ability to post on the digital marketplace
  • Access to winemakers and vineyard managers
  • Ability to participate in select Tennessee Wines Festivals in an Amateurs Tasting area
  • Monthly TFWA E-Newsletter
  • Discounted Tennessee Wines festival tickets
*AMATEUR MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.

Affiliate

Reserved for Organizations with similar missions; i.e. Universities, Trade Associations, Clubs.

Affiliate Member ($250/year)

*AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP IS A NON-VOTING MEMBERSHIP CLASS.